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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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HCFANY Comments on CMS Proposed Rule: PPACA; Market Stabilization

Posted March 7, 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Issue Brief: Statement of Opposition to Proposed Prior Approval Act

Posted June 16, 2015 by Hannah Lupien

HCFANY opposes Senate Bill 4540/Assembly Bill 7439, which would change the law regarding prior approval by the Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) for health insurance companies seeking premium rate increases.

Issue Brief: You can weigh in on next year’s health insurance premiums!

Posted June 5, 2015 by Hannah Lupien

Thanks to a strong state law, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) can reduce rate increases proposed by health insurers if they find the proposed rate is “unreasonable,” “excessive” or “unfairly discriminatory.” Read more to find out how you can make a difference in this process!

Letter: HCFANY letter on expansion of NY small group market to 100

Posted February 22, 2015 by Amanda

We write to urge New York State to maintain its current course to expand the small group market to include groups with members between 50 and 100 and retain the State’s current prohibition on stop-loss coverage for the small group market. We understand that the State is considering a proposal that would permit group health plans in the […]