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Coverage4All Myths

Posted May 25, 2023 by Amanda Dunker

In 2022, the FY 2023 budget deal resulted in a promise made by Governor Hochul’s Administration to seek federal funding through a 1332 Waiver to expand our Essential Plan program to all New York State residents, including immigrants who are undocumented. In a turnaround, the State’s final FY 2024 proposed budget excludes immigrants from the […]

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 […]

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Issue Brief: HCFANY’s Reaction to the Governor’s Proposals–New York State Health and Insurance

Posted January 7, 2009 by Amanda

HCFANY commends the Governor’s health and insurance proposals for simplifying New York’s popular public insurance programs, expanding Family Health Plus, and expanding funding for the uninsured. We also recommend implementing a Child Health Plus & Medicaid Buy-In, health insurance for young adults up to age 29, supporting the direct pay insurance market, and strengthening the […]

Issue Brief: HCFANY Evaluation of CSS Proposal for Health Reform–Cornerstone for Coverage

Posted December 20, 2008 by Amanda

In December 2007, the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) released its Cornerstone for Coverage health reform proposal for New York State. Cornerstone proposes to make comprehensive health coverage nearly universally available by building off of New York’s existing public programs. HCFANY has reviewed CSS’s proposal in relation to our 10 Standards for Quality, […]

Issue Brief: HCFANY Evaluation of NY Health Plus Reform Proposal

Posted December 4, 2008 by Amanda

In December 2007, Assemblymember and Chair of the Assembly Committee on Health Richard Gottfried proposed the New York Health Plus proposal (NYHPlus) for health reform in New York State. This proposal would provide universal publicly-financed insurance coverage, achieved in the following way: