Press Releases

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

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

23 May 2016

NYHPA on “Step Therapy”

2017-03-07T11:44:27+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|All News, Press Releases|

 Statement by Paul Macielak, president and CEO “It’s unfortunate that some doctors and advocacy groups are not giving New Yorkers all the facts about ‘step ... Read more

18 May 2016

NYHPA on 2017 Rate Requests

2017-03-07T11:44:27+00:00 May 18th, 2016|All News, Press Releases|

The New York Health Plan Association (HPA) today called the 17.3% average increase for individual policies and 12% for small groups proposed for 2017 health ... Read more