The New York Health Plan Association (HPA) is often asked to provide its views on various health care topics and pending legislation related to health care and health insurance. This includes testimony that is presented when the legislature or state agencies hold public hearings on issues related to health care and health insurance.
Senate Finance Committee and the Assembly Ways and Means Committee on the 2017-18 Executive Budget Proposal (2/16/17)
The New York Health Plan Association provided testimony to the Senate Finance Committee and the Assembly Ways & Means Committee on the proposed health care spending for the 2017-2018 state budget.
Assembly Insurance and Health Committee Hearing (4/7/16)
The New York Health Plan Association presented testimony at the April 7th hearing hosted by the Assembly Insurance and Health Committees to explore the Legislative role in modernizing state health insurance coverages under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with a specific focus on the essential benefit package (EHB) and the impact of mandating coverage outside of the EHB.
2016-2017 Executive Budget Proposal (1/25/16)
Testimony of the New York Health Plan Association to the Senate Finance Committee and the Assembly Ways & Means Committee
Transition of Mental Health Supports and Services into Managed Care
The New York Health Plan Association (HPA) presented testimony to the Assembly Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities on the subject of moving care and services for New Yorkers with behavioral health and substance use disorder issues to managed care.
2015-2016 Executive Budget Proposal (2/2/15)
The New York Health Plan Association (HPA) objects to any new tax on premiums to pay for New York’s health exchange. That was the focus of HPA’s testimony to the joint Senate-Assembly hearing on the 2015-2016 Executive Budget Proposal related to health care spending.
"New York Health Act" Proposal (1/13/15)
At an Assembly Health Committee hearing on the “New York Health Act” proposal to create a single-payer system for the state, the New York Health Plan Association (HPA) presented testimony opposing the plan, saying it is bad medicine for New York.
- Regulatory Reform of the Insurance Industry (10/08/13)
- Early Intervention Fiscal Agent Implementation (10/22/13)
- 2013-2014 Executive Budget Proposal Mental Health Spending (2/27/13)
- 2013-2014 Executive Budget Proposal (1/30/13)