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Governor Cuomo Announces Plan to Help Localities Develop Health Insurance Consortia

Governor Cuomo announced a proposal to help local governments reduce the cost of providing health insurance. The Department of Financial Services will “publish guidance and provide technical assistance to local governments in order to ease the process of creating health consortia.” The announcement was included as part of a State of the State Initiative titled Continue to Reduce the Local Property Tax Burden by Making the State’s County Shared Services Panels Permanent. The Governor indicated that the initiative is targeted at small municipalities. The full text of the announcement can be read here.