Health

Adelphi Offering a Free “Know Your Rights as a HealthCare Consumer” on 11/20

Adelphi Offering a Free “Know Your Rights as a HealthCare Consumer” on 11/20

November 19, 2013 at 2:10 am 0 comments

With the official launch of the New York Health Plan Marketplace coming up in January 1, 2014, New Yorkers are faced with questions and uncertainty over their healthcare.  Residents of Long Island will have an opportunity to get some of these questions answered at an upcoming free seminar by TheRead More

Info Session on the New “NY State of Health” Site for Ulster County Residents – 11/7

November 1, 2013 at 7:06 pm 0 comments

The Center for Research Regional Education and Outreach at SUNY New Paltz (CRREO) will host an open information session on “NY State of Health,” an online marketplace offering New Yorkers a gateway to affordable healthcare on: Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Student Union Building Multipurpose Room, onRead More

Assistance Available for Hudson Valley Residents Wanting to Register for Health Exchange. Info session Oct. 16

October 9, 2013 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

A planned information session about New York State Health Exchange options will take place October 16 at the Red Hook Firehouse. This session will begin at 5:30 p.m. A local non-profit organization will explain the state Health Exchange, the Affordable Care Act, where to find enrollment sites, tax credits andRead More

10 Things New Yorkers Need to Know to Prepare for the New Health Benefit Exchange

August 20, 2013 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

In New York State, over 2 million of the 19 million residents lack health insurance.  Due to the Federal Affordable Care Act, most Americans will be required to have that insurance by January 1, 2014, or face tax penalties. In preparation for these changes, below is a list of theRead More

Need to buy prescriptions online? If so, learn how to detect fake online pharmacies

November 28, 2012 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

Have you ever found yourself searching the internet for cheaper medications.  Maybe you had heard from a friend of a friend about a online pharmacy where you can get your prescriptions at 50% off.  Or maybe you or your family dont have health insurance and have no choice but toRead More

10 Legal Protections for New Yorkers to Consider During the Summer

July 2, 2012 at 3:09 am 0 comments

Summer is once again upon us.  For many, this is the time of the year where we find ourselves traveling, dealing with projects and issues that we had been putting off all Winter, and trying to stay cool.  As you go about your summer, consider the following legal protections toRead More

Helpful Guide on Emotional, Practical, and Financial Support Services for Cancer patients

June 18, 2012 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

Cancer is the #2 leading cause of death for Americans.  We probably all know a relative or friend who has struggled with this disease. There are many local, state, and federal support services and resources available to individuals and families fighting or recovering from this disease. The National Cancer InstituteRead More

Healthy NY Is Not Ending. But Services Have Been Cut

April 18, 2012 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

With recent discussions about the federal health insurance mandate; it has become important to take a closer look at how states address the need for affordable health care.  A recent example is the Healthy NY program, which provides uninsured New Yorkers and small business owners with affordable health care. LastRead More