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Advocates applaud passage of Health Equity Assessment bill

Advocates applaud passage of Health Equity Assessment bill

Health Equity Assessment Bill Receives Final NYS Legislative Passage Health advocacy groups across New York State today applauded state Assembly action Tuesday night giving final legislative passage to S1451a, the Health Equity Assessment Bill. The bill, which had...

Renewed push for equity in the Indigent Care Pool

Renewed push for equity in the Indigent Care Pool

Several advocacy groups, along with NYC Health + Hospitals and labor unions, continue to push for redistribution of the Indigent Care Pool (ICP). Over $1 billion in Medicaid funds are allocated to hospitals across the state, and advocates believe the funding should be...

Statement on the outcome of the George Floyd case

Statement on the outcome of the George Floyd case

Like our partners across all sectors, we are relieved after the verdict of Derek Chauvin, while also embracing the notion that true justice requires structural change. As health justice advocates, we will do our part to fight systemic racism. Our thoughts are with the...

Joint Statement on the Adopted 2021-22 Health and Medicaid Budget

Joint Statement on the Adopted 2021-22 Health and Medicaid Budget

Medicaid Matters New York and Health Care for All New York – the two major statewide health care consumer advocacy coalitions – applaud the State Legislature for several historic additions to the adopted state budget for 2021-22 related to funding for public schools...

New report provides 2020 pandemic enrollment data by county

New report provides 2020 pandemic enrollment data by county

Pandemic Enrollment Growth Highlights the Importance of Medicaid Medicaid provides access to health care for many New Yorkers. The coronavirus pandemic, and the economic downturn resulting from the ensuing public health crisis, have highlighted the critical role that...