Category: Health Insurance

DFS ANNOUNCES 2020 PREMIUM RATES

LOWERS OVERALL REQUESTED RATES FOR INDIVIDUALS AND SMALL BUSINESSES TO PROTECT CONSUMERS AND FUEL A COMPETITIVE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE New York Rates for Individuals More Than 55% Lower Than Before Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, After Adjusting for Inflation and Before Federal Tax Credits DFS Reduced Overall Insurers’ Requested Rate for Individual Coverage from…

Assembly Bill Would Have State Fund Kidney Transplants For Undocumented Immigrants

Assembly Bill Would Have State Fund Kidney Transplants For Undocumented Immigrants BY MICHAEL HERZENBERG PUBLISHED 11:43 AM ET JUN. 12, 2019 “It’s hard, we’re not sure of anything,” Jose Barrera says. The Brooklyn man’s kidneys no longer function; dialysis keeps the father-of-four alive. He needs a transplant, but because he is an undocumented immigrant, Medicaid…

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