ARTICLE: Citizens' group presents forum on universal health care, Finger Lakes Times

May 17, 2019

This current legislation would provide universal health care coverage for all NY state residents based upon ability to pay. If enacted, this “Medicare for All” type coverage would affect all NY state residents. Her presentation includes explanations of what the NY Health Care Act is and is not, the extent of coverage, and how the cost would impact all residents in the state. It is important for all state residents to become familiar with this legislation which has passed the Assembly the last four years with a 2 to 1 margin for the past two years.

In 2018 nearly 50 percent of the state’s Senators endorsed the bill, only needing one more vote to come out of the Health Committee and go to a floor vote. With Senate passage, the bill would then go to the Governor’s desk for signing....

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