NEWS: State Legislature Hears Testimony on Single-Payer Health Care System for All NY’ers, WXHC

Oct 10, 2019

Members of the New York State Legislature held a schedule hearing today (October 10) where they took testimony on the potential enactment of the New York Health Act.

The proposed legislation would replace traditional health insurance and public health coverage programs with a comprehensive single-payer system for all New Yorkers.

Such a program would be publicly funded and include existing federal support for Medicaid and Medicare.

Residents would no longer have to pay premiums, deductibles, copays, out-of-network charges or have limited provider networks....

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