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Election 2020 and Health Care: What to Know Before You Vote

On October 7th, Medicaid Matters Coordinator, Lara Kassel, participated in a pre-Election Day health care policy discussion.  Hosted by the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, the League of Women Voters, and public media outlets, "Election 2020...

Coronavirus and Beyond: Reaching Greater Equity

New York State is at the epicenter of a global pandemic.  Data has emerged that reflects what we have witnessed almost since the Coronavirus reached our doorstep: severe illness and death from the disease that results from Coronavirus, COVID-19, is significantly...

Protect Medicaid advocates issue statement on House HEROES Act

The Protect Medicaid Campaign - representing New York’s leading health care consumer advocacy groups - applauds the introduction of the coronavirus relief package bill H.R. 6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act. We are...

Medicaid Consumer Advocates Respond to 2021 Enacted Budget

When Governor Cuomo established his Medicaid Redesign Team – or MRT II – in January, he gave its members the directive that any proposed changes have "zero impact on beneficiaries."  The recommendations approved by the MRT II (with abstention from its one and only...