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The New York Health Plan Association (HPA) offers its views through Legislative Position Papers ”memos of support or opposition” on various health care topics and pending legislation related to health care and health insurance.

25 Apr 2017

A.516/S.2543—Clean Indoor Act, e-Cigarettes

2017-04-26T13:12:36+00:00 April 25th, 2017|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2017 RE: A.516/S.2543  AN ACT to amend the public health law and the state finance law, in relation to ... Read more

23 Mar 2017

Assembly Budget Provisions on Mail Order Pharmacies

2017-03-27T14:17:16+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

HPA Opposes the Assembly One-House Budget Proposal on Mail Order Pharmacies The Assembly one-house budget proposal seeks to undo legislation approved in 2011 that was ... Read more

23 Mar 2017

Assembly Budget Medicaid Pharmacy Provisions

2017-03-27T14:19:16+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

HPA Opposes the Assembly One-House Budget Medicaid Pharmacy Proposal The Assembly one-house budget proposal seeks to mandate that Medicaid managed care (MMC) plans adopt the ... Read more

23 Mar 2017

Assembly PBM Fiduciary Budget Provisions

2017-03-27T14:14:02+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

HPA Opposes the Assembly One-House Budget PBM Fiduciary Proposal The Assembly one-house budget proposal seeks to mandates a fiduciary responsibility between pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) ... Read more

23 Mar 2017

2017-2018 Medicaid Managed Care Budget Carve-Out Provisions

2017-03-27T14:27:09+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

2017-2018 Medicaid Managed Care Budget Carve-Out Provisions HPA SUPPORTS THE SENATE PROVISIONS THAT CARVE-OUT THE NURSING HOME TRANSITION DIVERSION (NHTD)/TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (TBI) TRANSITION HPA ... Read more

23 Mar 2017

2017-2018 Budget Provisions on Early Intervention

2017-03-27T14:34:13+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

HPA STRONGLY OPPOSES THE EXECUTIVE AND ASSEMBLY PROPOSALS AND SUPPORTS THE SENATE REJECTION OF THE EARLY INTERVENTION PROVISIONS   The Governor’s budget proposes to significantly ... Read more

21 Mar 2017

2017-2018 High Cost Drug Budget Provision

2017-03-22T16:33:06+00:00 March 21st, 2017|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

HPA STRONGLY SUPPORTS THE EXECUTIVE PROPOSAL Pharmacy costs are the fastest growing costs in the Medicaid program, increasing from $4.3 billion to $6.7 billion in ... Read more

14 Feb 2017

S.4371/A.4738—New York Health Single Payer

2017-03-17T17:55:22+00:00 February 14th, 2017|All News, Legislative Position Papers|

MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 14, 2017 RE: S.4371 (Perkins)/A.4738 (Gottfried) AN ACT to amend the public health law and the state finance ... Read more