The award for the most deceptive name in New York state government goes to an obscure but expensive program called the “Indigent Care Pool.”
Progressive politicians jumping on Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all bandwagon should be careful what they wish for – especially if they represent New York.
Washington lawmakers are contemplating fallback healthcare legislation that risks repeating one of Albany’s most notorious policy blunders – and triggering a “death spiral” in non-group insurance markets nationwide.
A mandated state takeover of local Medicaid costs, added to the House GOP health bill by U.S. Reps. Chris Collins and John Faso, promises relief for property taxpayers across New York. However, some counties stand to save more than others.
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
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.
The Empire Center says updated online data shows the 2015 payroll for New York state employees was $15.51 billion, up 1.8 percent from the year before.
The number of state employees making more than $100,000 a year jumped eight-percent last year from the year before.