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StateWide E-News – Virtual Rally for Universal, Guaranteed Health Care May 20 at noon

We are learning many lessons as the state responds to the pandemic - but one thing is certain - many New Yorkers are under-insured, they have high out of pocket costs, and the high rate of unemployment is an unkind reminder that for many, their health insurance is tied to their employer. Time is long overdue for improvements to health coverage, and NY StateWide Senior Action Council has been...

Changes to the EPIC Program

There are two important notices regarding the NYS Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Program (EPIC) that we wanted to share with you. 1.  StateWide advocacy achieves results.  Until further notice, continue to use the 2019 EPIC Application . NY StateWide Senior Action Council (StateWide) has always kept a careful watch over the EPIC program, since we were involved in creating the original...

Federal Economic Relief Payment Arriving Soon.

4/3/20 For most Americans, you don’t have to take any action to receive a stimulus payment.  The federal Coronavirus Relief bill included a $1,200 stimulus check for most adults and $500 per child that will be distributed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS.) It's estimated that nine out of 10 US households could qualify to receive an economic impact payment In most cases, payments will be made...

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