December 17, 2014

By Jessica Bauer Walker


Recently, hearings were held in Buffalo on the New York Health act, legislation that would provide universal, equitable health insurance for all New Yorkers. Physicians, medical students, nurses, community health workers, leaders from labor and...

December 15, 2014

Local Community Health Workers, nurses, patients,  and advocates for universal, single payer healthcare gathered on December 10th at Roswell Cancer Institute to share testimonies at a hearing for the  NY Health Act held by Assemblyman Gottfried. Powerful personal stori...

December 12, 2014

One patient went overseas for an operation to avoid paying high out-of-pocket costs here.


A single mother in a low-paying job worried that private health insurance will leave her financially strapped.


And a doctor described how the 18 health care providers where he pra...

December 12, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Health care professionals, who are in support of passing a universal health care program in New York, are holding hearings across the state, including one Wednesday in Buffalo.


"The Affordable Care Act has made real improvements, but the fundamental fl...

December 10, 2014




We had a diverse group of service providers, CHW's, community members, and individuals looking to receive information on the NYS Health Exchange, and how to obtain health insurance.   Over pizza at Planned Parenthood, we learned about where to get information...

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