Central New York News

Group working to help Central New York’s underinsured

Times Telegram — Stephanie Sorrell-White

ILION, N.Y. – Residents dealing with insufficient insurance or none at all may face a range of barriers, including the ability to handle the paperwork required to obtain the necessary coverage or simply not being informed what options are available.

On Tuesday, the New York State Wide Senior Action Council, Inc., worked to find out how to address these issues through a meeting with local residents impacted by their lack of coverage. The meeting included a video presentation by Peter Newell, director of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York, Inc., who spoke about a report titled “Reaching the Five Percent,” which refers to the number of people who are not insured.

 

Oswego County Residents Discuss Healthcare

Oswego County Today — Kassadee Paulo

FULTON, N.Y. – Some citizens of Oswego County met with two representatives of New York StateWide Senior Action Council, Inc. today, August 27, as part of a forum on accessing healthcare in CNY.

The forum, held in the Fulton Public Library community room, was one of eight going on across eight counties that same day, all with the same goal: to discuss the barriers and challenges people in New York, specifically CNY, face regarding health insurance.

 

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