Health insurance proposals lead to NYC lawsuit

New York Health Insurance

The Labor Committee has sued New York City in an effort to try to stop it from changing its medical benefits. The Municipal Labor Committee, a group that represents city workers, has sued New York City in an attempt to stop it from being able to move forward with a request for proposals to change the health insurance benefits that the employees will be receiving. NYC will soon be seeking a new insurer for its massive benefits plan that will require premiums to be paid by workers. In April, Deputy…

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Hopes of change with New York health insurance exchange in place

In accordance with the Affordable Care Act passed last year, the state of New York is seeking to create a new agency that will run a federally mandated health insurance exchange. The state has long sought to find a means of providing coverage to some 2.5 million of its uninsured residents. Despite years of effort, officials have never been able to bring that number down. Many New Yorkers are hoping that the coming exchange will alleviate some of the difficulty in obtaining comprehensive coverage at a reasonable price, but still…

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