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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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Publication: Health Reform Works: How the Affordable Care Act is Already Making a Difference for New Yorkers

Posted January 19, 2012 by Amanda

Health Reform Works: How the Affordable Care Act is Already Making a Difference for New Yorkers shares stories from New Yorkers around the State about how the ACA is changing their lives for the better. This publication focuses on stories from the early years of the ACA, before the launch of the health care marketplaces in […]

Issue brief: What Health Reform Means for Kids

Posted August 7, 2010 by Amanda

Through a combination of Medicaid and our Child Health Plus program, all kids in New York should have access to affordable care regardless of income or their parent’s job situation. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) takes this coverage a step further by adding more cost and coverage protections for kids. To learn […]

Issue Brief: What Health Care Reform Means for Women

Posted August 6, 2010 by Amanda

Women tend to have greater health needs and fewer financial resources than men, which makes them more sensitive to systemic changes in the health care system. The new health law makes several systemic changes to make health care more affordable and secure for millions of women. But, it also brings new and continued restrictions on […]

Memorandum of Support: A. 9036/S.6030 (Young Adult Bill)

Posted January 7, 2010 by Amanda

HCFANY supports A.9036/S.6030, the young adult bill, which seeks to provide a COBRA-like insurance option to young adults in New York. Young adults between the ages of 19 and 29 are twice as likely to be uninsured as other adults. Around 808,000 young adults are uninsured in New York, making up nearly one-third (31%) of […]