The proposed New York Health Act would replace all private and public (including Medicare and Medicaid) health insurance coverage for New York State residents with state-sponsored health coverage funded through new state payroll and other taxes.
Few observers doubt that machine learning, voice assistants and technologies we haven’t even heard of yet will supplant our traditional “brick-and-mortar” health system.
On April 1, 2016 the New York State Legislature passed legislation that would raise the state minimum wage for all hourly wage workers in accordance with a prescribed schedule.
Roughly 16.4 million people have gained health coverage in the five years since passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and more than 11 million people signed up for marketplace plans during the second open enrollment period alone.1,2
Last October the Obama Administration announced it would seek to continue enhanced federal funding for state Medicaid E&E systems, provided states meet updated systems standards and funding conditions.