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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...

2020 Enrollment Data Demonstrates Importance of Medicaid

Between March and November 2020, over 700,000 new enrollees turned to Medicaid for health coverage due to the economic downturn associated with the Coronavirus pandemic.  A new publication by Medicaid Matters demonstrates that Medicaid did what it was intended to...

Medicaid advocates provide response to 2021-22 Executive budget

2021-22 Budget Issues Subject to updates as we learn more about the budget and the budget process unfolds. Medicaid Matters believes New York needs a Medicaid program that delivers quality health care and services to all who need them.  The COVID-19 pandemic...

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...