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Testimony on the 2021-2022 State Budget

Posted March 24, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

This testimony was submitted on February 25, 2021. Download a pdf below.   Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) would like to thank the chairs and members of the Assembly Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committees for providing the public an opportunity to provide our comments on the state budget. HCFANY is […]

Urgent Health Actions For 2021

Posted January 27, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

Coverage Half of New Yorkers say that they cannot afford medical care even with insurance and another 5 percent of New Yorkers, 1 million people, have no coverage at all. New York should enact the New York Health Act (S3577a/A5248a) to cover everyone. RIGHT NOW: Pass S2549/A1585 to ensure that immigrants affected by COVID-19 have […]

Webinar: FY21 Budget Briefing for Health Justice Advocates

Posted February 13, 2020 by Amanda Dunker

Download the slides below. Listen to a recording here. Join Medicaid Matters, Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State, Health Care for All NY, Coverage4All, and the Campaign for NY Health for an overview of the 2021 Executive Budget Proposal and its implications for healthcare in NYS. In 2019, our coalitions convened to […]

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Memo of Support: Patient Medical Debt Protection Act (S6522/A7363)

Posted January 18, 2022 by Amanda Dunker

Memorandum in Support of S6522/A7363 Patient Medical Debt Protection Act Prohibition of Medical Providers from Filing Liens and Wage Garnishments on Patients January 2022 An Act to amend the civil practice law and rules to protect New Yorkers from unfair liens and wage garnishment in medical collection cases Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) […]

HCFANY APPLAUDS GOVERNOR HOCHUL FOR PROPOSING HEALTH COVERAGE EXPANSIONS; DISAPPOINTED THAT IMMIGRANTS MIGHT BE EXCLUDED

Posted January 6, 2022 by Amanda Dunker

Health Care For All New York (HCFANY) is a statewide coalition of over 170 organizations dedicated to achieving quality, affordable health coverage for all New Yorkers. HCFANY applauds Governor Hochul for her much needed proposals to expand health insurance coverage and affordability in New York, including: Expanding eligibility for the Essential Plan from 200% of […]

Testimony to the Assembly Standing Committee on Health and Task Force on Women’s Issues Joint Hearing on Access to and Quality of Perinatal Care 

Posted December 14, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

December 14, 2021    Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) would like to thank the chairs and members of the Assembly Health Committee for this opportunity to provide our comments on issues affecting Medicaid. HCFANY is a statewide coalition of over 170 organizations dedicated to achieving quality, affordable health coverage for all New Yorkers.    Barriers to care during pregnancy, […]

Women and Medical Debt in New York

Posted December 13, 2021 by Amanda Dunker

Medical debt is a big problem in New York. In 2021, HCFANY held focus groups to find out more about how this issue affects different people across the state. This issue brief describes what participants in the focus group for women had to say about medical billing. The women described problems with surprise billing and […]