Health

Mention the Mouth

Bridget Walsh, Senior Policy Analyst at Schuyler Center, is recognized as a national leader in oral health. Bridget, at Schuyler Center for 20 years, is responsible for much of our health and public health success. On June 8th in Buffalo, Bridget and Schuyler Center are being recognized by the NYS Dental Foundation with their Foundations…
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TAKE ACTION ON FEDERAL HEALTH REFORM

FEDERAL HEALTH REFORM: The American Health Care Act (AHCA) recently passed by the House of Representatives proposes to radically restructure Medicaid and cut billions of dollars from the program. Compounding the uncertainty, Congress must act later this year to provide funding to keep the Child Health Insurance Program solvent (which is the Child Health Plus…

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Help Protect Health Coverage for New York’s Children and Families

We urge you to call and/or email (click here) your Member of Congress and US Senators right now and ask them to protect children’s health coverage!  And please forward this email to your friends and colleagues! Medicaid and Child Health Plus are the foundation of children’s health coverage in New York. Thanks in large part…

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Celebrating Medicaid on it’s 50th Anniversary!

The Medicaid program celebrates its 50th anniversary on July 30, 2015. This historic milestone is an opportunity to reflect on the program’s accomplishments and affirm its continued importance as a cornerstone of our health care delivery system.  Read a message from our President, marking this historic anniversary.

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SCAA Releases New Oral Health Report

Children with dental insurance receive more preventive services and pay lower out-of-pocket costs for care, but not all children have access to affordable coverage.  Closing the Coverage Gap: Achieving Universal Dental Coverage for Children outlines an option to expand access to affordable dental coverage for all children in NYS. Find this and other oral health…

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Schuyler Center Releases New Oral Health Brief

Research and expe­rience have yielded compelling results that prevention is the best way to avoid the pain, cost and other negative impacts of tooth decay.  A new Issue Brief and Fast Facts from the Schuyler Center focuses on the importance of community water fluoridation—one of the most effective, cost-effective, natural and safe ways to prevent…

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