Safety and Justice for Patients

It took over two years before Lavern Wilkinson found out that the results of an x-ray revealed she had lung cancer. By then, the cancer has spread and couldn't be treated. If a doctor or hospital makes an error while treating you, you have the right to take legal...

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Citizen Action of New York Lobby Day

On March 8, 2016, Citizen Action of New York, Metro Justice, and Long Island Progressive Coalition members from all across the state converged in Albany for our first Lobby Day. We were there to send a message to our state’s leaders: we demand that they put the needs of our communities before the super-rich.

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Insurance Refunds Arriving Thanks to ACA

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 80% of small-group and individual premiums on clinical services and quality improvement. If these percentages are not spent, the insurer must refund the difference.

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