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20 Oct 2016

Patients Benefit from Step Therapy

2017-03-07T11:44:24+00:00 October 20th, 2016|All News, Letters to the Editor|

A commentary by Leslie Moran, HPA vice president, examines problems with a bill awaiting action from Governor Cuomo that would restrict health plan use of ... 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