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Reaction To The New York Health Act

The Assembly and Senate reintroduced the New York Health Act and held a rally at the Capitol on Monday. Here’s a look at what some groups have to say about the legislation and its possible impact on New Yorkers:

Unshackle Upstate Slams Revised Single Payer Proposal

NY Health Act Likely to Cost State Taxpayers and Small Businesses Tens of Billions of Dollars

Suburban Hospitals Oppose the New York Health Act

New York Health Plan Association on “New York Health Act” Single Payer Bill

Citizen Budget Commission on the New York Health Act

Medical Society on Revised New York Health Act Legislation

 

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Statement from Nick Lugo, president of the NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce:

“We support the goal of making sure all New Yorkers have access to quality health care coverage. However, the New York Health Act’s proposal to establish a government-run, single-payer system that will impose massive new taxes on employers, is the wrong approach.

“Our members are vital to the well-being of their local communities and are important contributors to the New York economy.  The taxes associated with the New York Health Act would cripple the ability of our members to grow their business and add new jobs, and would be devastating to the individuals they employ and the people that they serve.”

 

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