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Santa Distributing Clean Needles, Female Condoms in the Bronx

Robert Cordero | Posted 12.17.2012 | New York
Robert Cordero

One way New York State is considering streamlining its Medicaid costs is by expanding needle-exchange centers to help drug users prevent getting HIV and hepatitis C. But that may take federal funds, and Congress reinstated a ban on such funds last year.

Emerging From the Mess We're in: What the Feds Can Learn From New York

James R. Knickman | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York
James R. Knickman

Admittedly, New York State has not always been a beacon for functional politics, but when I look at what we have accomplished related to our health care spending, it is clear that New York has been a real leader.

Gov. Cuomo Should Not Jettison the "Spousal Refusal" Allowance in State's Medicaid Program

Elizabeth Marquardt | Posted 05.27.2012 | New York
Elizabeth Marquardt

Getting rid of the "spousal refusal" allowance will heartlessly force elderly New Yorkers to consider divorce in order to qualify their sick spouses for the care they need.

State Contraception Policy Worries Women

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.05.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state on Monday warned health insurers they would lose state contracts if women on Medicaid are denied their choice of h...

$100M In Taxpayer Cash Used To Advertise Medicaid To The Poor

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York spends more than $100 million marketing Medicaid to the state's low-income and poor residents. A new Health Department study shows that most...