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New York Health Reform Watch

The health care landscape is changing rapidly in 2017. As Congress sets out to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the implications for health care across the country and here in New York State are uncertain. NYSHealth is compiling analyses and resources about health reform efforts and the potential impact on our State. Check back for the latest developments.

March 24, 2017
United Hospital Fund: HealthWatch: The Geography of Federal Medicaid Reform


March 22, 2017
New York City Independent Budget Office: For NYC Health + Hospitals, Many Fiscal Risks Remain


March 22, 2017
Commonwealth Fund: Insurance Coverage, Access to Care, and Medical Debt Since the ACA: A Look at California, Florida, New York, and Texas

March 21, 2017
The Brookings Institution: The House GOP amended its health care bill, but CBO estimates of coverage losses are not likely to meaningfully improve


March 21, 2017
Empire Center: Parsing a NY Medicaid takeover

March 16, 2017
The Brookings Institution: How will the House GOP health care bill affect individual market premiums?

March 16, 2017
Health Care For All New York: What does ACA “Repeal and Replace” mean? How would it work?

March 14, 2017
Secretary Price and CMS Administrator Verma Take First Joint Action: Affirm Partnership of HHS, CMS, and States to Improve Medicaid Program

March 13, 2017
Congressional Budget Office report on the impact of AHCA

March 9, 2017
New York State Department of Health: Analysis of the impact of AHCA on New York State

March 2017
New Yorkers For Health Care: Enrollees in programs impacted by AHCA plus job loss and DSH (impact by New York district) 

March 2017
Families USA: Republicans' ACA Replacement Proposals Fall Short of Providing the Protections and Care People Currently Enjoy Under the Affordable Care Act

March 2017
Families USA: Work Requirements in Medicaid: a Bad Idea

February 2017
Health Care For All New York: A COST TOO HIGH: The Financial Harm of the Republican Plan to Eliminate Health Care

Febru​ary 2017
Health Care For All New York: What Will Repeal of the Affordable Care Act Mean for New York?

January 18, 2017
Urban Institute: Partial Repeal of the ACA through Reconciliation: Coverage Implications for New York Residents

January 4, 2017
Governor Cuomo Announces Impact of Potential Affordable Care Act Repeal in New York (includes county-level data)

January 2017
Urban Institute: Impact on health care providers (includes NY-specific data)

January 2017
Commonwealth Fund: Repealing Federal Health Reform: Economic and Employment Consequences for States 


National Resources

A number of organizations are generating national-level analyses and information about the latest health reform developments.

Kaiser Family Foundation produces regular analyses on the impact of Affordable Care Act repeal and replacement plans:

Urban Institute produces regular research reports and briefs on federal health care reform: