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Mayor says NYC will expand health coverage to 600,000 people – Philly.com

People enter New York City Health Hospitals Gouverneur Health building, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in New York. Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will spend up to $ 100 million per year to expand health care coverage to people without health insurance including immigrants in the U.S. illegally. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) "Health|HealthCare" –… Read More »

Comedian Mike Birbiglia says Brooklyn is the Boise of NYC

“I graduated from Georgetown in 2000 and started off sleeping on my sister Gina’s couch in Carroll Gardens,” says comedian Mike Birbiglia. “And 18 years later, I live in Carroll Gardens again!” These days, the 40-year-old Massachusetts native lives with his wife, poet Jen Stein, and their 3 ¹/₂-year-old daughter, Oona, whose arrival inspired Birbiglia’s Broadway… Read More »

ACA enrollment down by 3 percent, but numbers show steady signups in a good economy, CMS says

This year during open enrollment, 8.4 million consumers enrolled in the federal health insurance exchange for Affordable Care Act coverage, according to final figures released today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In comparison, 8.7 million people enrolled last year. THE IMPACT The numbers show a strong interest in ACA coverage, despite the… Read More »