Healthcare Education

DSH Payments To Hospitals

What is DSH? DSH payments are government funding for hospitals serving lower-income and rural communities around New York state and the country. These safety net hospitals depend on this funding to stay open. What is the crisis that DSH hospitals face? The Trump Administration has chosen not to renew the DSH payments, amounting to $44 […]

Are you ready for the next healthcare fight?

On May 4th, two years ago, the most unpopular bill in the history of healthcare passed the Republican-controlled House: The American Health Care Act.  Together, we stopped it from passing in the Senate by one single vote. Yet, the Trump Administration is still at it.  The effort to repeal the ACA is in the courts [...]

Learn more about the Protecting Pre-existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019

The Trump Administration is in court trying to end your #healthcare #protections under the #ACA.  But others in Congress have introduced a new proposal to protect and improve healthcare. Called the Protecting Pre-existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019, here’s what it offers: Lowers health insurance premiums with strengthened and expanded [...]

We Are In The Community

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Resources You Can Use Mental health. Vaccinations. Understanding health insurance. HEP has a range of popular resources on our website that you can read and download. Wish to attend a healthcare event in your area? Email us at info@hepnewyork.org. Upcoming Community Events Syracuse: ‘Hot Topics in Healthcare’ discussion forum for senior citizens. April 30, 2019, […]

National Donate Life Month

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Notes From The Frontline

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Nasirah Monique Buissereth has fought on our frontlines in the US Navy. Today, she is on the frontlines in the healthcare industry and as a local community activist. Nasirah is a Registered Nurse at St. Joseph’s Health in Syracuse, New York, and is pursuing her degree at LeMoyne College to become a Nurse Practitioner . [...]

The War on Healthcare Continues

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Those who are responsible The Trump Administration and its allies in Congress who want to repeal the ACA through legal attacks, budget defunding, and sabotage Those who pay the price 21 million newly insured 133 million Americans with pre-existing conditions 60 million Medicare beneficiaries 2 million young adults covered by their parents’ plans Once again, [...]

Black History Month Healthcare Pioneers

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In honor of Black History Month, the Healthcare Education Project would like to honor these exceptional healthcare professionals and visionaries who advanced the medical industry.

Key Facts about Health Insurance and the Uninsured amidst Changes to the Affordable Care Act

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55% of uninsured are eligible for financial assistance in getting healthcare, and still can’t afford it The other 45% live in states that did not expand Medicaid, face immigration eligibility issues, or do not qualify for financial assistance 27.4 million uninsured in 2017–the first year that figure rose since the ACA became law In 2017, 13 […]

Blood Donor Awareness Month – Your Blood Can Save Lives

January is Blood Donor Awareness Month—a good opportunity to highlight the importance of donating blood and the impact it can have on saving lives. Blood Donation 101 The average adult has approximately 10 pints of blood in their body. During a donation, approximately 1 pint is taken. A healthy donor can donate blood every 56 […]