Letters to the Editor

/Letters to the Editor

The New York Health Plan Association, from time to time, responds to important health care issues or offers its views on current health care matters.

You can read these views in our letters to the editor and opinion-editorial (op-ed) articles.

12 Jun 2017

Governor Misses the Mark on Access

2017-06-19T13:26:11+00:00 June 12th, 2017|All News, Letters to the Editor|

In a June 12, 2017 letter to the editor of the Buffalo News, NYHPA President & CEO Paul F. Macielak, responds to an editorial on ... Read more

8 Jun 2017

Protecting New Yorkers’ Access to Health Care

2017-06-16T15:49:01+00:00 June 8th, 2017|All News, Letters to the Editor|

In a June 8, 2017 letter to the editor of the Albany Times Union, Paul F. Macielak, Esq., President & CEO of the NYHPA responds to ... Read more

24 May 2017

Shining a Light on High Cost Drugs

2017-05-24T16:45:08+00:00 May 24th, 2017|All News, Letters to the Editor|

A letter to the editor from Paul Macielak, President of the New York Health Plan Association, points to the problem of high cost drugs driving ... Read more

20 Oct 2016

Step Therapy Bill Protects Consumers

2017-05-24T16:47:56+00:00 October 20th, 2016|All News, Letters to the Editor|

A commentary by Paul Macielak, President and CEO of the New York Health Plan Association, examines problems with a bill awaiting action from Governor Cuomo ... Read more

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

2 Jun 2016

Fix Health Plans for Benefit of All

2017-03-07T11:44:27+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|All News, Letters to the Editor|

In an op-ed commentary, the New York Health Plan Association speaks out about fixing rate setting. Read Online Download the PDF