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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

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

14 Jun 2016

NYHPA on Opioid and Heroin Package

2017-03-07T11:44:26+00:00 June 14th, 2016|All News, Press Releases|

Statement by Paul Macielak, president and CEO “The heroin and opioid legislative package announced by the Governor and legislative leaders today offers a number of ... Read more

7 Jun 2016

NYHPA on DFS Superintendent Confirmation Hearing

2017-03-07T11:44:26+00:00 June 7th, 2016|All News, Press Releases|

Statement by Paul Macielak, president and CEO “As New York Senators consider the confirmation of a new Superintendent for the Department of Financial Services, we ... Read more