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Soapbox ACTION NEEDED! Support for Fair Funding for NYC Health and Hospitals

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Subject: [CPANYS] Fw: ACTION NEEDED! Support for Fair Funding for NYC
Health and Hospitals
From: "Luda Demikhovskaya ld261@optonline.net [CPANYS]"
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Date: Wed, March 2, 2016 9:34 am
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Message from The Health and Hospitals Municipal Labor Subcommittee and
Commission on the Public's Health System



We need you to support Fair Funding for
NYC Health + Hospitals


TELL Governor Cuomo to support fair distribution of Safety Net Funding.


Last year NYC Health + Hospitals (formerly known as Health and Hospitals
Corp.-HHC) received only $96 million out of a possible $3.5 BILLION in
funds that are supposed to go to care for costs of people on Medicaid and
people who are uninsured.

NYC Health + Hospitals sees 1.2 million patients without receiving its
fair share of funds. Changes have to be made by our Legislators on
short-changing and exclusion to access vital dollars. This is not about
Health + Hospitals. This is about the millions of New Yorkers who access
and need our public hospitals and other true safety-net providers.

What is Must!.

State legislation to change the current definition of a safety net hospital.


State legislation to target DSH funding meant for care of indigent
patients, especially those in high need and uninsured. Eliminate
restriction of NYC Health + Hospitals being last to receive funds.



Tell your elected officials to

1. Support amending Vital Access Funds for the NYC Health + Hospitals

2. Support and Amend Legislation A.9007-A/S6407-A of 2016 to adequately
fund NYC Health + Hospitals.


Governor Cuomo 518-474-8390 or toll free number at:
1-877-255-9417


Twitter: Send a tweet to @NYGovCuomo and include the hashtag #NYGovCuomo
Senate


Send a Thank you to


Majority Leader Flanagan 518-455-2071
Email: Flanagan@nysenate.gov


Assembly Speaker Heastie and the Assembly for their support!
Twitter: Send a tweet to @NYSA_Majority and include the hashtag #NYSAssembly


Let's stop the politics and games. We have in New York City, certain
private hospitals, who don't deserve the current amount of state funds
intended for true safety-net hospitals.

If you need more details, please feel free to email or call CPHS. Or check
out one of reports at

-- http://www.cphsnyc.org/cphs/reports/...ate_hospitals/


In solidarity,


Anthony Feliciano
Commission on the Public's Health System
Director
45 Clinton St New York, NY 10002
Work:212-246-0803
Cell: 646-325-5317
afeliciano@cphsnyc.org
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