Huge increase in uninsured under GOP health care bill

Colleen Carey, professor of economics at Cornell University and an expert in healthcare regulation, insurance markets and public subsidies, comments on the two main findings in Monday’s congressional review of the American Health Care Act: the impact the bill would have on health insurance coverage and the federal budget.  Bio: http://www.human.cornell.edu/bio.cfm?netid=cmc528   Carey says: “The report […]

Affordable Care Act repeal threatens access to preventive care

John Cawley, co-director of Cornell University’s Institute on Health Economics and an expert on the economics of risky health behaviors, studied the impact of the Affordable Care Act on preventive care and found that one of the more controversial features of the law – state-level expansions of Medicaid – improved preventive care among low-income Americans, […]

What do New Yorkers think of their healthcare?

ITHACA, N.Y. – A painful, pre-existing condition — obsession over the cost of medical care and health insurance – makes the latest announcements of rising insurance rates a potent political issue, according to survey takers who polled patients throughout New York state this year. The 2016 Empire State Healthcare Survey, conducted by a collaborative group […]