Minimum wage cost hits Medicaid by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

Moving to a $15 minimum wage will cost New York’s Medicaid system more than double what was previously forecast, state budget officials revealed this week

NY faces budget hole with ACA repeal by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

The looming repeal of the Affordable Care Act – which suddenly became much more likely with the election of Donald Trump – could open an enormous hole in New York’s state budget.

NY undercuts private-sector plans by Bill Hammond | NY Torch

New York State's low-cost Essential Plan is taking a big bite out of the state's market for private health insurance, newly released data show.