New York state legislators of color push for a ‘People’s Budget’
spectrum local news
This past weekend, the members of the Legislative Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus met up in Albany for their annual conference weekend.
Skyrocketing medical costs fuel city’s growing budget woes
City Hall’s mounting budget woes are fueled by the exploding cost of providing municipal employees and retirees health care — which could potentially add $3 billion annually to the Big Apple’s deficits by 2027, statistics obtained by The Post show.
New York’s pricey hospitals draw pushback from labor
A City Council hearing in Manhattan on Thursday promises a rare scene in New York politics: hospitals playing defense.
Costly discharge delays highlight need for more downstream care options, New York group’s analysis shows
Rampant discharge delays last spring cost New York hospitals an average of $168,000 per inpatient case and $18,000 per day in the emergency department, much of which was not reimbursed by payers, according to hospital data from the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS).
Discussing the latest with the New York Health Act
With the new legislative session underway, advocates for the New York Health Act hope to see some traction on the long-debated bill.
Three kinds of health measures blue states are pursuing this year
The washington post
The results are in for the closely watched Wisconsin Supreme Court primary election. Abortion rights groups in Ohio took the first step toward putting a constitutional amendment protecting abortion rights on the ballot this fall. But first…
Americans worried about rising drug costs, health bills: survey
Half of Americans in a new poll say the government should emphasize lowering prescription drug costs and reducing the cost of health care over other public health-related priorities.
Here’s What Bernie Sanders Wants Done On Health Care Over The Next Two Years
new boston post
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) understands that America won’t have single-payer health care anytime soon.