Affordable Care Act

What’s the Rx for New York’s new health insurance exchange?

Last week, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order creating a state health insurance exchange, after State Senate Republicans repeatedly blocked legislative efforts to create an exchange as mandated in the federal Affordable Care Ac. New York is now among 16 states that have created exchanges through executive order, according to the National Conference on State […]

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Source: United Hospital Fund,

Which NYC neighborhoods have most at stake in Obamacare fight?

Today, the Supreme Court will hear arguments about the critical centerpiece of President Obama’s healthcare reform bill: the individual mandate. Lawyers challenging the law on behalf of 26 states will argue that it is unconstitutional for the federal government to penalize individuals who do not buy health insurance; the Obama administration will maintain that the […]

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