Posted March 4, 2022 by Amanda Dunker
Memorandum in Support of S7625/A8441 Patient Medical Debt Protection Act Modernizing the Hospital Financial Assistance Law January 2022 An Act to amend the public health law to protect New Yorkers from unfair debt collection practices by requiring the use of a uniform hospital financial assistance form and policy. Health Care for All New York […]
Posted February 18, 2022 by Amanda Dunker
Download the slides here. Listen to a recording here. NY’s nonprofit hospitals have filed over 4,800 liens against patient’s homes in just two years and our research shows that the patients whose wages are being garnished are low-wage workers, who work retail and service jobs. Medical debt disproportionately affects people of color in many counties throughout […]
Posted February 17, 2022 by Amanda Dunker
Download the slides here. Join us to learn what you can do with HCFANY to fight for the coverage expansion proposals we talked about at our HCFANY’s Winter Meeting. We’ll talk about concrete actions you can take and we’d love to hear your ideas too!
Posted February 11, 2022 by Amanda Dunker
Download the slides here. Listen to a recording here. Join the Campaign for New York Health, Health Care For All New York, and Medicaid Matters New York for an overview of the FY23 Executive Budget Proposal. During the webinar, we’ll explain Governor Hochul’s health care proposals and talk about what’s missing. We’ll also share action […]