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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 […]

Children, Youth and Families Resources

Statement: HCFANY Statement in Support of Child Health Plus

Posted June 4, 2015 by carrie

Read our new statement of support for Senate Bill 4745/Assembly Bill 7155 HCFANY supports Senate Bill 4745/Assembly Bill 7155, which would change the law to set the Child Health Plus start date to the date of birth of the child or the date of application for coverage, if application takes place after birth.

Press Release: HCFANY praises reauthorization of Children’s Health Insurance Program funding, pledges to continued advocacy to protect the program beyond 2017

Posted April 15, 2015 by Amanda

On April 14, the Senate passed H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), a bi‐partisan legislative package originating in the House of Representatives that reauthorizes funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for two years, through 2017. HCFANY and other prominent health care advocates supported a four-year extension. Check out our response in […]

Comments: HCFANY and MMNY Comments to MACPAC

Posted December 23, 2014 by Amanda

On November 12, 2014, the Federal Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) requested comments from stakeholders regarding the affordability and adequacy of Exchange/Marketplace coverage for children. HCFANY and Medicaid Matters New York (MMNY) submitted a letter promoting the comprehensive, quality coverage in the Children’s Health Insurance program (called Child Health Plus in New York), […]

Webinar: Unaccompanied Minors in New York State and Behavioral Health Services

Posted November 21, 2014 by Amanda

This is the second of two webinars hosted by the Children’s Defense Fund New York and Health Care For All New York to focus on the surge of unaccompanied minors entering the United States, and opportunities to connect these children and youth with health and behavioral care. This webinar featured the following presentations: Mental Health Needs of […]