On January 19 Governor Paterson released the Executive Budget, with cuts/saving in the health area totaling $1.9 billion.
Medicaid Matters of NY has provided an overview–Read it here.
The Children’s Defense Fund of New York–a HCFANY member–has done an analysis of the how the budget affects children:
- Click here to read the the summary of health provisions in the Executive budget that affect children and families applying for coverage.
- Click here to read what could be improved in the Executive budget with regards to children and youth.
You can find the 2010-2011 Executive Budget Briefing Book here.