The latest news from NYSHealth.
“The Health of Immigrants: What Projects Are Foundations Funding?”
Read a Health Affairs GrantWatch blog post about projects that foundations are funding related to the health of immigrants. The article cites a report supported by NYSHealth, entitled "Maximizing Health Care Reform for New York’s Immigrants."
“Uninsured LGBT New Yorkers Will Soon Have Affordable Insurance Options”
Read a Syracuse.com article about a campaign to reach the estimated 25 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) New Yorkers who have no health insurance. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“New York Insurance Exchange Will Address LGBT Health Disparities”
Read a blog post from ThinkProgress on a new campaign to eliminate health care access disparities for the LGBT population. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“With Just Months to Go, New York State’s Health Benefit Exchange Gears Up for Open Enrollment”
Read a Health Affairs article, included in a special issue of the journal supported by NYSHealth, which takes an in-depth look at New York State's Health Benefit Exchange as it gets up and running, including its establishment, its challenges, and next steps to see it fully implemented. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“New Health Affairs: Medicaid Expansion And Vulnerable Populations”
Read this Health Affairs blog post on its June issue, supported by NYSHealth, which looks at challenges facing vulnerable populations, including benefits and challenges for states deciding whether to embrace Medicaid expansion or opt out. The blog post summarizes an article that takes an in-depth look at New York State’s Health Insurance Exchange as it gears up for enrollment. NYSHealth Senior Vice President David Sandman is quoted in the article.
“Biking (and Eating, and Shopping) Our Way to Good Health”
In his Huffington Post column, former NYSHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman describes his experience with New York City's new bike-sharing program and its potential impact on public health.