CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Advocates and Researchers Release Recommendations for Improving Services for Undocumented Immigrants in Advance of NYC Mayor’s Report on Immigrant Health Access
El Departamento de Salud del Estado de NY Lanza la Versión en Español del Sitio de Internet y la Aplicación Mercado
NYS Department of Health Rolls Out Spanish Version of Marketplace Application and Website
A new report released yesterday by the New York State of Health (NYSOH) highlights successes and challenges in enrolling racial and ethnic minority and immigrant communities in health coverage through the Official Health Plan Marketplace.
New Initiatives Proposed to Inform the Uninsured About New Insurance Options and How to Access Care, Enhance Workforce Diversity, Promote Community-Based Health Planning, and Improve the Health of Child-Bearing Women
New York Must Address Eligibility, Documentation, Outreach, and Oversight Barriers to Ensure Access to Health Care for Immigrant New Yorkers
In a major victory for public health, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today to uphold the key provisions of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the “individual mandate,” which requires most Americans to purchase health insurance or pay a fine. The Court limited the federal government’s ability to enforce the ACA’s Medicaid expansion provisions, but states will still have the option to opt into Medicaid expansion. Now that the Supreme
Two years since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the historic health care reform law, the Supreme Court hears arguments on its constitutionality--one of the most significant cases to be heard in decades. At the same time, legislation at the state level that would set up the insurance exchange through which individuals and businesses could obtain health care coverage has yet to be passed.
“Open Letter” in 12 Languages Promises Confidentiality
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles and Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama have joined together to issue a reassuring message to immigrant New Yorkers who may not be accessing healthcare services for fear of having their immigration status disclosed to federal authorities.