The latest news from NYHealth.
Mental Health of New Yorkers Stagnates Overall, Worsens for Some New Yorkers
More than three years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of depression and anxiety among New Yorkers remain highly elevated.
Food-Insecure New Yorkers Twice as Likely to Have Unsatisfactory Health
New survey finds New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity have worse health, skip medical care to afford food
“New Journal Content: Foundation Helps Two State Agencies to Integrate Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment”
Read a blog post on Health Affairs GrantWatch about the Center for Excellence in Integrated Care (CEIC), an NYHealth initiative that was the first of its kind to address people's co-occurring mental health and substance use problems.
The Downside of High-Deductible Health Plans
In his Huffington Post column, former NYHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman discusses important disparities in the use of care among patients enrolled in high-deductible plans.
“New York Health Foundation: Integrating Mental Health and Substance Abuse Care”
Read a GrantWatch article in the October 2013 issue of Health Affairs that takes a look at an NYHealth-supported initiative to help mental health and substance use programs across New York State make the necessary changes to address people's mental health and substance use problems at the same time.
“Shutdown Would Not Affect NYS Health Exchange”
Read an article in Newsday about the low potential impact of the federal shutdown on New York State's health benefit marketplace. Former NYHealth President and CEO James R. Knickman is quoted in the article.
New Interactive Map Shows Who Will Gain Coverage Under Health Reform in New York State
On the eve of open enrollment in the online health insurance marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the New York Health Foundation (NYHealth) has produced a data visualization of currently uninsured New Yorkers estimated to gain coverage as health reform is implemented
“Online Map Helps New Yorkers Understand Federal Health Law Benefits”
Read an article in the New York Times about an NYHealth-funded interactive map (www.CoverNYS.org) that provides a snapshot of those who are expected to gain coverage as the Affordable Care Act is implemented.