CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Last Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and members of New York City Council announced an early agreement for an on-time City budget for Fiscal Year 2016.
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) applauds the release of an important new report from the Office of the New York City Comptroller forecasting the impact of millions of dollars of impending federal cuts to hospitals in NYC. New York City’s immigrant communities depend on the New York City’s public hospital system, the Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), for preventive, primary, and specialty care.
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