Posted October 19, 2020 by Amanda Dunker
October 2020 An act to amend the public health law in relation to health equity assessments in the establishment or construction of a hospital Health Care for All New York (HCFANY) is a statewide coalition of 170 consumer-focused organizations dedicated to achieving quality, affordable health coverage for all New Yorkers, and ensuring that the concerns […]
Posted May 7, 2019 by Amanda Dunker
Structural racism is one of the primary drivers of poor health outcomes in the United States. This issue brief describes legislative proposals to alleviate racism as a primary source of inequality within New York’s health care system.
Posted December 11, 2018 by Amanda Dunker
HCFANY submitted the attached comments in response to the Trump Administration’s proposal to expand the definition of public charge. The expanded definition would assess people who are applying to enter or already live here and are applying for a green card. The assessment would include a forward-looking points system that predicts whether or not they […]
Posted July 31, 2018 by Amanda Dunker
These comments were submitted on July 31, 2018 in opposition to changes proposed by the Trump Administration to the Title X Family Planning Program. Title X provides vital sexual and reproductive health services to people across the country, including family planning services, cancer screenings, and wellness exams. The proposed rule would restrict information that medical […]