Educating communities on the tax bill

In the days leading up to Tax Day, HEP ran an informational campaign that connected the dots between the huge tax cuts to corporations in the Tax Bill, the resulting deficit, and anticipated cuts to programs like Medicare and Medicaid, Social Security and SNAP, and New York’s Essential Plan for low-income residents.   Protecting healthcare […]

Protecting Medicaid

Protecting Medicaid HEP along with its coalition allies and members of the community regularly organize events and meet with members of Congress to urge them to protect Medicaid from devastating cuts and ensure that vital protections under the ACA are not rolled back under the AHCA.   Healthcare events HEP advocates continue to organize year […]

Download Your Personal Health Journal

HEP and Raising Women’s Voices have produced a personal health journal that allows consumers to document their health goals and health history, and includes sections like a doctor’s visit checklist.

Register now! ACA Statewide Summits

Join NY State of Health, community leaders and stakeholders to discuss enrollment experiences, post-enrollment challenges on using insurance, and outreach to those individuals who are still uninsured.

Free breast cancer screenings

Governor Cuomo and the New York State legislature have made breast cancer screenings free and more widely available around New York State. HEP is teaming up with partner organizations to organize health fairs and screening events around this initiative.

New York Outreach and Enrollment Summits 2015

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.

Obamacare in the Supreme Court

A public forum on King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court case challenging the subsidies offered   by the Affordable Care Act.

Ebola Educational Session, New York City

The outbreak of Ebola in 2014 is the largest in history, primarily affecting countries in West Africa. In the United States, one imported case and related local cases have been reported among healthcare workers.  The Healthcare Education Project and the Partnership for Quality Care (PQC) held an Ebola educational session for healthcare workers, both clinical and […]

ACA Regional Outreach and Enrollment Summits

Following the success of the 2013 summits, HEP led a coalition in organizing seven statewide enrollment summits prior to open enrollment that begins mid-November. Stakeholders will meet to share experiences and lessons learned, strategize, and make plans to collaborate to reach as many uninsured as possible.

ACA Regional Outreach and Enrollment Summits

On October 1st, 2013, NY State of Health, The Official Health Plan Marketplace (formerly known as the New York Health Benefit Exchange) will begin enrolling individuals and small businesses into health insurance plans. Health advocacy groups, navigators, community groups, hospitals and health care institutions, unions, brokers, health plans, and small business representatives are all encouraged to come to learn the latest about NY State of Health, hear about best practices and plan on a regional level.