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On Tuesday, May 28, the legislature held the first public hearing on the New York Health Act (A.5248/S.3577). Several members of the Realities of Single Payer coalition either delivered testimony in person or submitted written testimony. It was one of the longest legislative hearings ever, clocking in at over 13 hours. Click the buttons to watch Part 1 and Part 2 of the hearing. Also find the written testimony from coalition members below.


Part 1



Includes testimony from New York Health Plan Association President & CEO Eric Linzer and New York State Association of Health Underwriters Legislative Committee Chair Jamie Schutzer.



Part 2



Includes testimony from NFIB New York State Director Greg Biryla, Unshackle Upstate Executive Director Michael Kracker, and Tech Valley Office Interiors Owner Rod Dion.



Written Testimony:

Business Council of New York State
Suburban Hospital Alliance of New York State
New York Health Plan Association
Unshackle Upstate
Tech Valley Office Interiors, Nu2u
Capital Region Chamber
American Property Casualty Insurance Association
New York State Association of Health Underwriters


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