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Happy Birthday, Medicaid!

Happy Birthday, Medicaid!

July 30th marked the 56th anniversary of the signing of the federal law that created Medicaid and Medicare. Medicaid Matters joined Citizen Action of New York, New York StateWide Senior Action Council, New York Association on Independent Living, the Health Foundation...

Consumer advocates comment on Affinity sale to Molina

Consumer advocates comment on Affinity sale to Molina

On July 28th, Medicaid Matters New York, Health Care for All New York, and The Legal Aid Society sent comments to the NYS Attorney General regarding the Affinity Health Plan petition to sell to Molina Healthcare, a national for-profit health plan. The comments can be...

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...