health insurance

Affordable Care Act: Exchange sign up starts October 1
News Liam La Guerre 9/25/2013 at 4:32PM

The first dose of the Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, is nearly ready to start rolling. People can sign up for health insurance through the Health Care Marketplace starting on Tuesday, October 1, which will take effect when provisions of the legislation start on January 1, 2014. The sign-up period will continue until March 31, [...]

Three weeks in, health insurance reinstated for Con Ed workers
News Alexa Altman 7/19/2012 at 11:35AM

Three weeks after contract negotiations began between Con Ed and representatives from the Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2, the utility giant reinstated health coverage for its 8,500 locked out workers. Local 1-2 spokesperson John Melia claimed the company’s decision to cut off health insurance at the start of the lockout was illegal. “They [...]

Health Exchange will make insurance more accessible
News Billy Rennison 4/19/2012 at 11:39AM

The governor issued an executive order recently establishing a statewide health insurance exchange after the state legislature failed to pass the bill last year. Governor Andrew Cuomo established the New York Health Benefit Exchange on Thursday, April 12 saying, “The bottom line is that creating this health exchange will lower the cost of health insurance [...]