Relief Could Come For Laid-Off New Yorkers Struggling To Keep Health Insurance
The federal HEROES Act would waive costly premiums for COBRA coverage.
Jul 4, 2020 3:07 PM
NY Hospitals Filed 31,000 Lawsuits Against Patients Over Four Years, New Report Shows
“I don’t know any other nonprofit charity out there that’s suing 10,000 people”
Mar 13, 2020 2:47 PM
Two Deaths, Two Daughters And A Healthcare System That Failed
Two senior citizens with dementia were found dead after they wandered away from their homes in New York City last week.
Feb 27, 2020 5:00 AM
Why Some Breast Cancer Screenings Come With Unexpected Costs
"Once the ultrasound question came up, no one specifically said to me, ‘You might get hit with a bill later.'"
Feb 18, 2020 3:19 PM
New Bill Would Prevent NY Patients From Getting Stuck With Hidden 'Facility Fees'
A patient who got a hefty bill a few weeks after paying an initial bill said, "I feel like I’m being scammed. I feel like I’m being charged for nothing."
Jan 31, 2020 4:44 PM
State Lawmakers Pan Cuomo’s Plan To Cut Medicaid Costs, Saying It Lacks Transparency
"We get it that there is a crisis here and that we have to work together to solve it. The best way to do that is to actually be on the same page.”
Jan 30, 2020 3:14 PM
[UPDATE] Patient Who Questioned 'Blank Check' Financial Liability Form Turned Away Right Before Medical Procedure
The patient happened to be a lawyer who has represented people who faced surprise medical bills.
Jan 15, 2020 3:59 PM
Medical Estimates Are Meaningless As Providers Can Charge Thousands More Than You Expect
Daniel Martinez got an estimate for his medical tests, then got a bill for three times as much.
Nov 27, 2019 11:05 AM
Labor Unions Are Split On Single-Payer Healthcare For NY
Public employees are wary, while nurses says they're ready to take the plunge.
Updated: May 29, 2019 1:59 PM
NY Attorney General Will Sue Trump To Protect Healthcare Subsidies For The Poor
Trump signed an executive order halting cost-sharing reduction payments that intended to help low-income Americans get healthcare.
Updated: Oct 13, 2017 1:01 PM
UPDATE: House Health Care Vote Postponed... For Now
The vote on the Republican ACA repeal is today, and passage of the bill looks murky at the moment.
Updated: Mar 23, 2017 6:35 PM
De Blasio Wants You To Stick It To Trump By Signing Up For Obamacare
He urged NYers to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, in hopes of making it difficult for Trump to scrap it.
Updated: Dec 20, 2016 4:25 PM
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