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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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Comments: HCFANY Comments on Empire HealthChoice HMO, Inc. Requested Rate Changes

Posted August 7, 2014 by Amanda

Read HCFANY’s letter to Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services and Charles Lovejoy of the New York State Insurance Department’s Health Bureau on the proposed premium rate changes to Empire‘s insurance products on the New York State Marketplace.

Comments: HCFANY Comments on Aetna Health, Inc. Requested Rate Changes

Posted August 7, 2014 by Amanda

Read HCFANY’s letter to Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services and Charles Lovejoy of the New York State Insurance Department’s Health Bureau on the proposed premium rate changes to Aetna’s insurance products on the New York State Marketplace.

Comments: HCFANY Comments on United HealthCare of New York, Inc. Requested Rate Changes

Posted August 7, 2014 by Amanda

Read HCFANY’s letter to Benjamin Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services and Charles Lovejoy of the New York State Insurance Department’s Health Bureau on the proposed premium rate changes to United’s insurance products on the New York State Marketplace.

Template Letter: Consumer Comment on Insurance Rate Increase 2014

Posted July 22, 2014 by Amanda

Have you recently received a letter from your health insurance company about a rate increase for next year? Don’t panic! This is only a proposed rate increase that must be reviewed by state officials, and you have the right to weigh in on whether it should be approved or not. Use this sample letter to submit comments about […]