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Mayor de Blasio Announces Universal Health Care Plan

Mayor de Blasio Announces Universal Health Care Plan

By Robert Press Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Lincoln Hospital (one of the New York City-run hospitals) to announce a partnership with the NYC Health + Hospitals Corporation and Bronx-based health insurer Metro Plus called New York Care. New […]

by · January 9, 2019 · Health & Fitness, News
Cuomo Signs Dinowitz Bill Helping Public Workers Detect Cancer Early

Cuomo Signs Dinowitz Bill Helping Public Workers Detect Cancer Early

NEW LAW WILL MAKE IT EASIER FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TO DETECT CANCER EARLY This legislation, sponsored by Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and State Senator Kemp Hannon and recently signed into law by Governor Cuomo, will grant excused leave to public employees […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Health & Nutrition, News
Profile America: First Health Insurance

Profile America: First Health Insurance

Friday, April 21 — Health insurance coverage has been a major topic of media and political interest for the past decade or so, but the concept goes back 170 years. The Massachusetts Health Insurance Company of Boston was organized on this […]

by · April 21, 2017 · Profile America
February is Wise Health Care Consumer Month.

Profile America: Wise Health Consumer Month

The nation’s first college of pharmacy was founded in Philadelphia on this date in 1821.

$811K In Federal Funding For 8 Bronx Health Centers

$811K In Federal Funding For 8 Bronx Health Centers

Rep. José E. Serrano announced that eight healthcare centers in the Bronx were awarded a total of $811,493 in federal Health Center Cluster grants.

by · September 30, 2016 · Government, Health
BREAKING NEWS: US Supreme Court Upholds ‘Obamacare’

BREAKING NEWS: US Supreme Court Upholds ‘Obamacare’

This morning the US Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Health Care (ACA) plan derisively referred to as ‘Obamacare’ by conservative critics.  For the second time in three years, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the Court’s liberal Justices in upholding […]

Culturally Competent Care in Community Health

Culturally Competent Care in Community Health

A Bronx resident, student and single mother, Angelita Cordova-Hayes, recently spent a week providing medical assistance and health education to the Fonfrede community in Haiti. Her trip, which took place from February 17 through February 24, was part of Monroe […]

Congressman José E. Serrano spoke at the Community Advisory Boards of Lincoln Medical Center, Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center, and Segundo Ruiz Belvis Diagnostic and Treatment Center Eleventh Annual Legislative Summit. (03/13/2015)

Serrano Addresses Bronx Health Legislative Summit

Today, Congressman Serrano spoke at the Community Advisory Boards (CABs) of Lincoln Medical Center, Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center, and Segundo Ruiz Belvis Diagnostic and Treatment Center Eleventh Annual Legislative Summit. The purpose of the summit is to develop a […]

New Yorkers Can STILL Sign Up For Health Coverage  (March 1 Through April 30)

New Yorkers Can STILL Sign Up For Health Coverage (March 1 Through April 30)

(New York, NY) — NY State of Health, the State’s official health plan Marketplace, announced a special enrollment period (SEP) for individuals and families who had to pay a federal penalty for 2014 and had not been aware or had […]