Resources & Reports
Medicaid and Long‐Term Care: New York Compared to 18 Other States By: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: February 2009 Type: Resources, Data Set, Report
A new study conducted by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, with funding from NYSHealth, compares New York State to 18 other large states on various aspects of long term care. Long-term care includes nursing facilities, care for the mentally retarded and mentally ill, and home and personal care. Comparison states include California, Texas, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ohio.Download: DOC
Prevention for a Healthier America: Investments in Disease Prevention Yield Significant Savings, Stronger Communities By: Trust for America’s Health Priority Areas: Improving Diabetes Prevention Date: February 2009 Type: Resources, Data Set, Report
This Trust for America’s Health report examines how health care costs could be lowered through preventive care. Preventive care can have a particularly high impact on Type 2 diabetes, which incurs major health care expenditures in New York State.
Analysis of Five Health Insurance Options for New York State By: Columbia University Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: January 2009 Type: Resources, Report
This NYSHealth-funded Columbia University report models five plans to reduce the number of uninsured in New York State. The analysis indicates that the plans differ vastly in both their potential impact on the problem and costs. This is the first model to compare proposals on the basis of the number of people who would gain coverage; drop private coverage in favor of public options; and how each plan would increase statewide health care spending, including the cost to State government to finance expansions.Download: DOC