Today, in 2016, nearly nine out of ten Americans are covered by health insurance.
In 2010, when the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, there were 50 million uninsured Americans.
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1199SEIU/UHE members took their message of “no more healthcare cuts” to their elected representatives in Washington, DC.
Starting this November, low and moderate income New Yorkers will be able to get comprehensive health care at a significantly […]
Open enrollment for New York State of Health begins on November 1, 2015. Building on the previous summits, stakeholders and community leaders will gather at eight regional summits around the state to coordinate plans for outreach and open enrollment.
HEP strongly advocated for Congressional reauthorization of The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), set to expire in September 2015.
HEP organizes community events to inform the public about sugary drinks, obesity, and diabetes, the fastest growing chronic disease, affecting one out of 12 adult New Yorkers.
HEP and 1199SEIU members met with their New York State Congressional representatives to ask them to reject healthcare cuts in the budget and release the full amount of funding for Ebola treatment centers.