State & Federal Advocacy Updates
- Read StateWide’s Budget Testimony for the Governor’s Proposed 2017-2018 budget.
- Review StateWide’s Analysis of the NYS Office for Aging Budget – Proposed Aging Budget chart
Federal Issues Highlighted
April 2017 – What’s at stake for older residents in the repeal of the Affordable Care Act? What’s the future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid?
Other Recent Updates
Senate Health vote by 9/30 - calls needed to NYS House Members The US Senate is poised to vote on a new bill called Cassidy-Graham to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. This bill is worse than many previous proposals, and estimates Read more here NYS will be...
Health insurers who offer Medicare Advantage plans have permission to soon require patients to try less expensive alternatives to some before receiving pricier drugs. Starting next year, Medicare Advantage plans will be able to add restrictions on expensive,...read more
The Acting Inspector General of Social Security, Gale Stallworth Stone, is warning citizens about ongoing Social Security Administration (SSA) impersonation schemes. SSA and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) have recently received several reports of...read more
Finds NY Health Act Will Provide Coverage for All Residents, Boost Economy and Create Jobs (New York, NY) The Campaign for New York Health welcomed a study released today from the RAND Corporation, commissioned by the New York State Health Foundation, to evaluate the...read more