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20 Oct 2016

Patients Benefit from Step Therapy

2017-05-24T16:49:56+00:00 October 20th, 2016|All News, Letters to the Editor|

A commentary by Leslie Moran, Vice President of the New York Health Plan Association, examines problems with a bill awaiting action from Governor Cuomo that ... Read more

10 Oct 2016

Step Therapy for Prescription Drugs Balances Patient Safety and Cost Concerns

2017-03-17T18:11:05+00:00 October 10th, 2016|All News, Letters to the Editor|

A commentary by Paul Macielak, HPA president and CEO, examines problems with a bill awaiting action from Governor Cuomo that would restrict health plans use ... Read more

30 Aug 2016

Quality, safety chief Rx concern

2017-03-07T11:44:25+00:00 August 30th, 2016|All News, Letters to the Editor|

In a letter to the editor of the Albany Times Union, the New York Health Plan Association responds to a call for the governor to ... Read more

26 Aug 2016

Where Does the Money Go?

2017-03-07T11:44:25+00:00 August 26th, 2016|All News, Infographics|

5 Aug 2016

NYHPA on 2017 Rate Decisions

2017-03-07T11:44:25+00:00 August 5th, 2016|All News, Press Releases|

NEW YORK HEALTH PLAN ASSOCIATION ON 2017 RATE DECISIONS Statement of Paul Macielak, HPA President & CEO “The premium rate approvals announced today by the ... Read more

4 Aug 2016

NYHPA Calls on Governor to Veto “Step Therapy”

2017-03-07T11:44:25+00:00 August 4th, 2016|All News, Press Releases|

Statement by Paul Macielak, president and CEO “It’s unfortunate that some doctors and advocacy groups continue to hide the facts about ‘step therapy,’ or therapeutic ... Read more

1 Aug 2016

Health Plan Association Urges “Don’t Shoot The Messenger” on Rate Increases

2017-03-07T11:44:26+00:00 August 1st, 2016|All News, Press Releases|

The New York Health Plan Association (HPA) reached out to state lawmakers last week in anticipation of the Department of Financial Services (DFS) releasing its ... Read more

1 Jul 2016

S.3419-B/A.2834/B—Step Therapy

2017-03-07T11:44:26+00:00 July 1st, 2016|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

Step Therapy Reality Check Myth: Step therapy forces patients to take and fail medications other than what their doctor has prescribed. Reality: Health plans use ... Read more