The latest news from NYSHealth.
“GOP Looks for ACA Weak Spots”
Read an article in HCPLive about the impact of Republican opposition on the future of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted.
“Oral Health: How a Foundation in New York State Is Working to Prevent Cavities in Young Children”
Read an article in the Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog about efforts to improve oral health and prevent early childhood caries throughout the State. The article mentions an NYSHealth-supported project conducted by the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, which will identify and analyze policy solutions to improve oral health in New York State.
“State Transparency Study Spooks Hospitals and Insurers”
Read an article in Capital New York about a study NYSHealth is funding to assess actual hospital prices and cost drivers that lead to higher premiums for New York. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted.
“Mapping Obamacare by New York City ZIP Code”
Read an article in Capital New York about New York City's uninsured rate, which fell to historic lows during the past year, partly because of the Affordable Care Act. NYSHealth Program Officer Amy Shefrin is quoted.
“Refugees in Buffalo Deal with Scars from Their Homeland Long After Resettling Here”
Read an article in The Buffalo News about refugees in Buffalo at the Western New York Center for Survivors of Torture. The center was funded by a grant from NYSHealth.
“N.Y. Awards Tech Firms for Making Health Data User-Friendly”
Read an article in the Times-Union about the winners of the Health Innovation Challenge, part of a Healthy Connections = Healthy Communities initiative developed by New York State Department of Health to create technology-driven solutions that explore quality, cost, and efficiency data about health in New York. The initiative was supported through an NYSHealth grant to Health Research, Inc.