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New Report: Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Work for New York

New Report: Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Work for New York

Charlie Albanetti August 14, 2012 0

On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, members of the Restore the American Promise coalition rallied in Albany to celebrate the 77th anniversary of Social Security, and to call on candidates to fight to protect critical

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Insurance Refunds Arriving Thanks to ACA

Insurance Refunds Arriving Thanks to ACA

Kelsea Adams August 1, 2012 0

Today, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the Federal Government is refunding New York State businesses and individuals $86.5 million. The ACA enforces that insurers are required to spend 85% of large-group premiums and

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Health Care Supreme Court Victory is Our Victory

Health Care Supreme Court Victory is Our Victory

Bob Cohen June 29, 2012 0

On June 28th, the last day of its term, a majority of the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday ruled that Congress had the power to establish a requirement that most people buy insurance by 2014.

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Major Health Care Victory: Governor Creates Health Exchange!

Major Health Care Victory: Governor Creates Health Exchange!

Bob Cohen April 17, 2012 0

Health care consumers in New York won a major victory on April 12th when Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order to create a health insurance exchange – a health care marketplace -- in the

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The Affordable Care Act: The Gift that Keeps on Giving to New Yorkers

The Affordable Care Act: The Gift that Keeps on Giving to New Yorkers

Bob Cohen January 5, 2012 1

Polling on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) shows what first seems like a weird contradiction. The latest Kaiser polling shows that Americans are split down the middle when you ask them whether they support

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Statement by Karen Scharff, In Response to Announced Tax Deal

Statement by Karen Scharff, In Response to Announced Tax Deal

Charlie Albanetti December 6, 2011 1

Citizen Action of New York Responds to Tax Plan In response to the economic plan announced today, Karen Scharff, Executive Director of Citizen Action of New York said: After several years of devastating budget cuts to

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Health Plans to Refund $114.5 Million in Overcharges

Health Plans to Refund $114.5 Million in Overcharges

Sean Collins November 11, 2011 0

On Wednesday, Governor Cuomo announced that he was ordering 11 health insurance companies to refund $114.5 million to policy holders who were overcharged for their health insurance premiums in

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United Healthcare Opens its Books; Consumers Win

United Healthcare Opens its Books; Consumers Win

Charlie Vella October 26, 2011 2

In another victory for the right of health care consumers to challenge sky-high health insurance rates, UnitedHealthcare, the largest New York health insurer, has agreed to make available to the public the entire rate

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Health Insurance Consumers Are Not Children, State Insurance Regulator Rules

Health Insurance Consumers Are Not Children, State Insurance Regulator Rules

Bob Cohen October 17, 2011 1

A post by Policy Director Bob Cohen

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Legislative and Communications Internship Opportunity

Legislative and Communications Internship Opportunity

Charlie Vella August 8, 2011 0

We're looking for an intern! Are you qualified to join our team and help bring social justice to New York

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