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.

5 Apr 2016

Prior authorization necessary for drug

2017-03-07T11:44:29+00:00 April 5th, 2016|All News, Letters to the Editor|

In a letter to the editor, the New York Health Plan Association responds to criticism of health plan policies that seek to ensureappropriate prescribing in ... Read more

3 Feb 2016

Time for Affordability

2017-03-07T11:44:30+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|All News, Letters to the Editor|

A “Time for Affordability” letter to the editor of the Albany Times Union  outlines ongoing concerns about rising health care costs and ideas for addressing ... Read more

18 Aug 2015

Medical Society’s Survey Skewed to Doctors’ Views [Buffalo Business First]

2017-03-07T11:44:34+00:00 August 18th, 2015|All News, Letters to the Editor|

In a letter to the editor, the New York Health Plan Association responds to a story on a Medical Society of the State of New York ... Read more

22 Jul 2015

Patients benefit from step therapy [Albany Times Union]

2017-03-07T11:44:35+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|All News, Letters to the Editor|

A letter to the editor submitted by the New York Health Plan Association on July 22, 2015 and printed on July 30, 2015. Read Online ... Read more

6 Jun 2015

No Simple Solution for Heroin and Opioid Abuse [Glens Falls Post Star]

2017-03-07T11:44:35+00:00 June 6th, 2015|All News, Letters to the Editor|

In a letter to the editor, the New York Health Plan Association responds to an editorial and to recent stories about heroin and opioid abuse. ... Read more

1 Feb 2015

Health insurers, thus NY consumers, bear brunt of ACA reforms [The Buffalo News]

2017-03-07T11:44:38+00:00 February 1st, 2015|All News, Letters to the Editor|

In an op-ed commentary, the New York Health Plan Association speaks out about the effects of ACA reforms. Download the PDF