‘New York State needs plans in place to make sure New Yorkers never have to fear that they can’t get health insurance. For example, the state needs to expand access to affordable coverage for New Yorkers who don’t have health insurance and can’t take advantage of New York’s policy to remain on their parents’ plan until they’re 29.’
We know Donald Trump hates Obamacare. We know Joe Biden loves it. What else have the two presidential contenders said about the healthcare system?
During its first phase in The Bronx, NYC Care reached its goal of 10,000 enrollments two months before its deadline. The city expects to offer coverage across the five boroughs by the end of 2020.
“Though the current leaders of the Senate have shown us that our health care and access to contraception and abortion are not their priorities, the fight is not over.”
More effective doctors and better hospitals would narrow New York City’s vast health disparities, but probably not enough. Hence the growing interest in what some call lay health advisers.
Surveys show people in neighborhoods hit hard by health disparities are full of ideas of how to solve them—at a time when the healthcare system is embracing some experimentation. Will the brainstorming and bucks meet?