Hidden tax: New York’s third largest tax, but where does that money go?
CBS 6 Albany
The HCRA surcharge is one of the largest taxes the state collects. Call it a sales tax on your health care – and a pretty expensive one at that.
Elective surgeries, procedures can resume at all New York hospitals
State of Politics
Elective surgeries and procedures can resume at all hospitals following a sharp decline in the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19.
Federal court strikes down part of HHS surprise billing rule
The patient protections in the law went into effect in January, but the mediations between health insurers and providers have not yet begun.
DOJ, states sue to block UnitedHealth Group health IT deal
The Justice Department and two states sued to block the proposed merger between insurer UnitedHealth Group and Change Healthcare.
Abortion pills now account for more than half of U.S. abortions
The New York Times
The data, released in a report, is a sign that medication abortion has become the most accessible and preferred method for terminating pregnancy.