City, Health And Hospital Officials Call For NYer’s From Harlem To Hollis To Get Covered

Deputy Mayor Dr. Herminia Palacio, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, and Interim President and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals Stanley Brezenoff today kicked off the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Continue Reading →

Health Department’s New Data Showing Decrease In Uninsured Adults From Harlem To Hollis

As part of the 2017 Mayor’s Management Report (MMR), the Health Department today published new data showing a continued decrease in the percentage of uninsured adult New Yorkers – from 20.9 percent in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 to 10.9 percent in FY 2017. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Last Day For Health Insurance Open Enrollment Under The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

By Mayor Bill de Blasio

A few weeks ago I met a man from the South Bronx named Wellington. He was diagnosed with cancer and lost his health insurance. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Launches GetCoveredNYC Initiative To Enrolling More Harlemites And Others

Mayor Bill de Blasio was today joined by Health + Hospitals Interim CEO Stan Brezenoff, Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T Bassett, Community Service Society President and CEO David R. Jones and Public Health Solutions President and CEO Lisa David at Health + Hospital/Gouverneur to launch the GetCoveredNYC . Continue Reading →