Show Love for People with Disabilities: No on HR 620 Image

This Valentine’s Day, show some love for people with disabilities by speaking out against HR 620. 
Please take a moment to call and tweet our Representatives TODAY and TOMORROW. Urge them to vote NO on HR 620, a bill that would turn back the clock on the Americans with Disabilities Act.
It is especially important to call …

We Must Continue the Fight to Protect Medicaid Image

The House and Senate Republicans and Democrats are meeting at the end of the month to decide on their respective caucus’ legislative priorities for 2018. Key House and Senate leaders indicated that they would like to cut spending on federal programs such as Medicaid in response to the 1.5 trillion dollar loss of revenue due …

ICAN Helps New Yorkers Who Need Long-Term Care Image

New York State’s Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN) program helps New Yorkers with disabilities with their health insurance and long-term care problems. Long-term care includes care in a nursing home or in your own home with help from an aide. Personal care aides can help with activities like getting dressed, walking, and going to the …

It’s Almost Time for Open Enrollment Image

Open enrollment season is coming for the NY State of Health, the Marketplace where you can sign up for health insurance offered through the Affordable Care Act or ACA (also known as Obamacare).
Open enrollment starts November 1, 2017 for new enrollments and November 16, 2017 for renewals. Open enrollment runs through January 31, 2018.
You …

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