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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
The NY State of Health is preparing to release the 2016 plan invitation for participating plans on the Marketplace. In light of this, HCFANY would like to offer recommendations for the State to address the following in their plan procurement process: network adequacy, out-of-network coverage requirements, disclosure standards relating to plan networks, additional consumer protections, a […]
Key points of the HCFANY 2015 Legislative Agenda: Comprehensive coverage for all immigrants Consumer assistance to help New Yorkers use and keep their health insurance Ensuring access to out-of-network coverage A basic health program for lower-income New Yorkers Streamlining access to hospital financial assistance To read more, click on the attached issue brief! HCFANY_2015_Policy_Agenda_FINAL