The latest news from NYSHealth.
New York State Health Foundation Commits $5 Million for COVID-19 Response Efforts
NYSHealth has committed an additional $3 million in funding to support COVID-19 response and relief efforts throughout New York State
NYSHealth Commits $2 Million for COVID-19 Response Efforts
The New York State Health Foundation has committed $2 million in funding to support COVID-19 response and relief efforts throughout New York State.
“Community Health Center Set To Open Next Year in Binghamton”
Read an article in the Press & Sun-Bulletin about an FQHC expected to open in a low-income housing complex in Binghamton early next year. The new community health center is being built by the Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center, an FQHC supported by NYSHealth through a grant to expand primary health care coverage in the medically underserved region of New York's Southern Tier.
“Calorie Counts on Menus Aren’t Working, New Research Shows”
Read an article in Politico New York about calorie labeling on menus across New York City. A recent study by New York University, funded in part by NYSHealth, has found that calorie labeling has no short-term impact on the nutritional content of foods and beverages purchased by consumers.
“Our View: A Monster with Many Heads”
Read an article in The Daily Mail about Diabetes Awareness Month. The article highlights important statistics about diabetes, the need for diabetes education and prevention, and cites NYSHealth's diabetes fact sheet.
“State Offers New Plan For Third Year of Obamacare, Seeks Takers”
Read an article in Politco New York about the Essential Health Plan, a new type of health insurance created under the Affordable Care Act. The Essential Health Plan has no deductible and is designed to provide truly affordable health insurance to New Yorkers.
“Local Nurse Practitioners Laud Health Law”
Read an article in the Olean Times Herald about the Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act's impact on nurse practitioners working at Olean Medical Group. The article cites data from NYSHealth's interactive visualization map of projected insurance coverage expansion resulting from the Affordable Care Act.
“Community Groups Are Actually Helping New Yorkers Sign Up for Obamacare”
Read an article in Crain's New York about the role community-based organizations have had enrolling uninsured New Yorkers into health plans on the NY State of Health Marketplace. The article cites a report on NYSHealth's Enrollment Network initiative, which has supported a diverse range of community organizations to enroll hard-to-reach populations in health insurance coverage. Since its launch in 2013, the Enrollment Network has enrolled thousands of New Yorkers in coverage.