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  • New York Veterans’ Health Insurance Coverage under the Affordable Care Act and Implications of Repeal and Replace By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Veterans' Health Date: October 2017 Type: Resources

    A new NYSHealth data brief, based on a report by the RAND Corporation, examines the New York-specific impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—and potential effects of its repeal—on veterans’ health care and insurance coverage.

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  • Ambassadors for Coverage: Extending the Reach of Health Insurance Enrollment By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: October 2017 Type: Resources, Report

    This NYSHealth issue brief examines at the Ambassadors for Coverage program, which trained community-based organizations throughout New York State to provide an on-the-ground presence in communities where they could encourage health insurance enrollment.

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  • Health Care Spending Trends in New York State By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers, Advancing Primary Care Date: October 2017 Type: Resources

    This NYSHealth-produced data snapshot highlights key cost drivers and trends and shows how New York compares nationally and with other states.

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  • Medicare Snapshot: Stories from the Helpline: Improving New York State Access to Medicare Savings Programs By: Medicare Rights Center Priority Areas: Expanding Health Care Coverage Date: September 2017 Type: Resources, Report

    This NYSHealth-funded issue brief by Medicare Rights Center examines the difficulties low-income Medicare beneficiaries face in accessing Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) and offers recommendations for improving the screening, enrollment, and recertification processes for these individuals.

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  • Veterans’ Health Insurance Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act and Implications of Repeal for the Department of Veterans Affairs By: RAND Corporation Priority Areas: Veterans' Health Date: September 2017 Type: Resources, Report

    This report by the RAND Corporation, co-funded by the New York State Health Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, found that the uninsured rate among non-elderly veterans fell by 36% after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

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  • Health Care Cost Transparency Website: “YouCanPlanForThis.org” By: FAIR Health Priority Areas: Empowering Health Care Consumers Date: September 2017 Type: Resources, Website

    This NYSHealth-funded website by FAIR Health offers easy-to-use, reliable information on health care costs, allowing consumers to plan financially for commonly performed health care services. The next phase of the site—expected in February 2018—will also include specific quality metrics for hospitals.

  • FQHC Utilization of State and Federal Loan and Scholarship Programs to Support Clinician Recruitment By: Community Health Care Association of New York State Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: August 2017 Type: Resources, Report

    This NYSHealth-supported report, prepared by the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS), outlines State and federal scholarship and loan repayment programs that support workforce recruitment and retention efforts by federally qualified health centers (FQHCs).

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  • Blueprint For Adolescent And Young Adult Health Care By: Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center Priority Areas: Building Healthy Communities, Advancing Primary Care Date: August 2017 Type: Resources, Report

    This NYSHealth-funded blueprint by the Mount Sinai Hospital serves as a model for delivering high-quality care to teens and young adults. 

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  • Advancing the Integration of Behavioral Health into Primary Care for Small Practices By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Advancing Primary Care Date: August 2017 Type: Resources, Report

    This issue brief, co-funded by United Hospital Fund (UHF) and the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth), explores the real-world application of an innovative framework that allows for the phased adoption of key elements of behavioral health integration.

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  • Veterans and Health in New York State By: NYSHealth Priority Areas: Veterans' Health Date: July 2017 Type: Resources, Data Set, Fact Sheet, Other

    This NYSHealth-produced snapshot of New York State’s veteran population offers timely information and statistics on former service members, as well as their health care needs, experiences, and preferences. 

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