Healthcare Education

October 2019 Events

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BROOKLYN  SATURDAY, OCT. 12TH What: ‘Healthy Choices for Healthy Living’: Plant-based Health Conference Where: Trinity Baptist Church, 179 New York Avenue, Brooklyn, 11216 When:  9:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Contact: For more information and to register, call 646-670-3238 or 917-593-0032 or email   BUFFALO  TUESDAY, OCT 1ST What:  Let’s Talk: Mental Health in the […]

Breast cancer: Early detection is the best treatment

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October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women in New York. The Healthcare Education Project actively organizes free breast cancer screenings around New York State all year. Hundreds of women have gotten screened, some for the first time, many underinsured or uninsured. These free screenings are […]

Nursing homes face drastic Medicaid funding cut

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The fight to protect nursing homes from a massive $250 million Medicaid cut in the New York State budget continues.  If this cut passes, over 600 nursing homes around the state will be affected. Tens of thousands of nursing home residents will feel the pain. The cut will impact many direct care jobs in nursing […]

Women’s Health and Fitness Day

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The key to a happy and healthy life includes a number of important lifestyle habits—for both men and women. Fitness is an essential part of these lifestyle habits, and Women’s Health and Fitness Day is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness about how staying active keeps women healthy. According to the CDC, more than 13% […]

Sickle Cell Disease

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September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month—a good opportunity to provide statistics about this deadly disease. What is Sickle Cell Disease? Sickle Cell Disease is a genetic disorder in which patients have deformed red blood cells (known as sickle cells). These cells die earlier than normal, healthy blood cells, causing a red blood cell deficiency. […]

Press Release: New York’s Uninsured Rate Drops, Despite Increases in Most Other States

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Albany, NY – Health Care for All New York is delighted to announce that more New Yorkers have health insurance than ever before – and that New York was one of only three states where more people have health insurance this year than last. “While the rest of the country is experiencing declines in coverage, New […]

Bucking National Trends, New York’s Uninsured Rate Continues to Decline, Reaching a Historic Low of 4.7 Percent

Under Governor Cuomo’s Leadership, New York’s Uninsured Rate is now the Lowest Among Large States

Medicaid DSH Payments To Hospitals

What is Medicaid DSH? The Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) program provides payments to safety net hospitals that serve a high proportion of Medicaid beneficiaries and uninsured patients. The payments are essential for these hospitals to offset their uncompensated care costs from treating low-income patients. What Crisis do DSH Hospitals Face? Congress has not yet […]

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 [...]