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Providing news and views from the New York Health Plan Association on a variety of topics.

26 Apr 2017

A Unique Coalition of Providers, Labor, Business, Insurers and Consumers Urges Congress to Fund ACA Subsidies

2017-04-26T12:11:13+00:00 April 26th, 2017|All News, Press Releases|

As groups representing millions of New York consumers, providers, health plans, employers, and health care workers, we share a common belief that every New Yorker ... Read more

21 Feb 2017

NYHPA on DFS Contraception Coverage “Sting”

2017-04-03T12:02:46+00:00 February 21st, 2017|All News, Press Releases|

Statement by Paul Macielak, president and CEO “Health plans make every effort to provide consumers with accurate and up to date information. “In the case ... Read more

18 Jan 2017

NYHPA Response to State Budget Proposal

2017-03-07T11:44:23+00:00 January 18th, 2017|All News, Press Releases|

Statement by Paul Macielak, HPA President & CEO “Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget includes a number of initiatives that bear watching in terms of the impact ... Read more

11 Jan 2017

NYHPA on Governor Cuomo’s Prescription Drug Pricing Protection Proposals

2017-03-07T11:44:23+00:00 January 11th, 2017|All News, Press Releases|

Statement by Paul Macielak, president and CEO “We’re pleased to see Governor Cuomo give the issue of prescription drug costs and the need to do ... Read more

11 Jan 2017

NYHPA on “Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act of 2017”

2017-03-07T11:44:23+00:00 January 11th, 2017|All News, Press Releases|

Statement by Paul Macielak, president and CEO “We understand the desire of the Attorney General to protect the coverage New Yorkers have under the Affordable ... Read more

3 Jan 2017

NYHPA on Governor Signing “Step Therapy”

2017-03-07T11:44:24+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|All News, Press Releases|

Statement by Paul Macielak, president and CEO “Health plans are disappointed by the Governor’s signing of the ‘step therapy,’ or therapeutic substitution, bill. Contrary to ... Read more

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