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Open Enrollment 2018

November 15, 2018

No insurance? Now through January 15, 2019, you may be able to enroll in health insurance through the NYS Health Plan Marketplace. The New York State Health Plan Marketplace can help you: shop for...

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Congressman Joseph Crowley Visits the Institute’s Center for Counseling in the Bronx

October 20, 2017

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley visited our Center for Counseling at Frisby Avenue in the Bronx. The congressman serves New York's 14th District and is Chairman of the Democratic Caucus.

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Institute Board Members Join NACHC to Express Importance of Community Health Centers with Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

April 19, 2017

Earlier this month Institute staff and board members attended the annual National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), Policy & Issues Forum in Washington, D.C. Every year, health center leaders and public health leaders...

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Residents and Faculty of the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Residency Program Meet with Congressman, John Faso

April 12, 2017

  Late last month, a group of about 40 medical professionals, including residents and faculty from the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Program, met in private with U.S. Rep. John Faso, who represents New York’s 19th...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #5

March 24, 2017

Reason #5: Mental Health & Substance Use Treatment as an Essential Benefit Historically, mental health services have not been valued in the same way that medical and surgical services are. The Affordable Care Act...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #4

March 17, 2017

Reason #4: Subsidies for Low & Moderate Income Individuals and Families: The new administration’s proposed bill  to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would eliminate cost-sharing subsidies which reduce what low-income individual plan customers...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #3

March 3, 2017

Reason #3: The ACA requires insurance plans to cover basic preventive services for women. Many of our patients have benefited from the ACA’s requirement that all health plans cover preventive services for women without...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #2

February 23, 2017

Rangi McNeil (pictured) can now treat his illness with the security of health insurance, thanks to New York state’s Medicaid expansion made possible by the ACA. Reason #2: Increased Medicaid funding to states enabled...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #1

February 14, 2017

Reason #1: We get to train more doctors who care about high-need communities. The ACA provided money for “Teaching Health Centers” that train primary care providers in health centers like the Institute.

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What an ACA Repeal Would Mean to Us

January 26, 2017

Given the recent news that Congress is acting quickly to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – sometimes called “Obamacare” – we want to take a moment to share with you the...

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