DFS rule drives premium hikes by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

As health plans across the state announce their requested premium increases for 2018, the Cuomo administration’s policy decisions are taking more blame than the turmoil in Washington.

Questioning Cuomo’s resistance Rx by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

There are plenty of reasons for New Yorkers to be leery of the House Republican health plan, but Governor Andrew Cuomo’s gestures of resistance on Monday raise several objections

Old vs. young in NY under AHCA by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

Thanks to New York’s unusual insurance laws, the impact of the House GOP health plan on the state’s non-group insurance market would be dramatically different than than virtually anywhere else.

How AHCA affects NY’s Essential Plan by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

What would happen to New York’s popular Essential Plan under the House Republican health bill? The answer, like so much in health policy, turns out to be more complicated than previously understood.

How AHCA 2.0 would affect NY by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

Recent amendments to the House Republican health plan, which is heading to a potential vote this week, have done little to improve it from New York’s point of view.

NY to keep longer ACA signup by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

New York is planning to demur from some of the Trump administration’s rule changes for Obamacare, including its much shorter enrollment window.

Fact and fiction on AHCA by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

There have been a lot of conflicting claims about how the House GOP health plan – due for a vote today – would affect New York State. Here is a fact-check for some of them.

NY faces age-based AHCA snafu by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

Here’s another major policy conflict between the House Republicans’ Obamacare replacement plan and New York State’s unusually Draconian insurance laws.