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Single Payer in the News: May 5, 2022

Report highlights needs for "single payer" system in New York Politico Pro Three letters that explain why single payer fails in California: EDD The Press Enterprise Medicare for All would mean worse care for all The Hill Health care report…

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The Cost of Waiting for Care

Long waits for surgery and medical treatment cost Canadians almost $4.1 billion in lost wages and productivity last year. According to a new report from the Fraser Institute, an estimated 1.4 million patients in Canada waited for medically necessary treatment in…

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Final 2022-23 State Budget Enacted

On April 9, Governor Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders announced an agreement on a $220 billion state budget for 2022-23. The final budget includes several items to address health care access and affordability, including: Expanding Eligibility for the Essential Plan…

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Marking the 12th Anniversary of the ACA

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. New York has achieved historic levels of health insurance coverage through NY State of Health, the state's official health plan Marketplace. NY State of Health serves as a critical safety net for…

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Joint Legislative Hearing on Health and Medicaid

The state Senate and Assembly's joint legislative public hearing on Health and Medicaid was held Tuesday, February 8. There was no discussion about Single Payer or the New York Health Act. Legislators questioned Hochul administration officials for more details on…

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California Legislature Rejects Single Payer Bill

For Immediate Release January 31, 2022   California Legislature Rejects Single Payer Bill New York Legislators should consider doing the same California state legislators made the right decision this evening in rejecting a Single Payer bill, known as “CalCare.” Lawmakers in…

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