Press Releases

January 20 2021

Amida Care Statement on Presidential Inauguration

New York (January 20, 2021) – Amida Care extends warm congratulations to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. We have much work to do to heal and to recommit to our efforts to create the world we want to live in.

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January 20 2021

Amida Care Celebrates Selection of Rachel Levine as Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS

New York (January 20, 2021) – Amida Care applauds the Biden-Harris team for their nomination of Dr. Rachel Levine, a deeply qualified and historic choice to serve as the Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS.

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January 15 2021

Amida Care and NEW Pride Agenda Host “All About PrEP” Town Hall on HIV Prevention

New York, NY (January 14, 2021) – On Wednesday, January 13, Amida Care, New York’s largest nonprofit Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) designed for New Yorkers affected by HIV, co-hosted a town hall event with NEW Pride Agenda, a nonprofit LGBTQ advocacy organization that works to promote LGBTQ rights in New York State, to discuss pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), which is proven to reduce the risk of getting HIV from sex by 99% when taken daily.

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January 8 2021

Creating Positive Change, Unity, and Healing in Times of Turmoil

Amida Care, New York State’s largest not-for-profit Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) designed for New Yorkers living with complex conditions like HIV, has issued the following statement from President and CEO Doug Wirth in response to the political crisis that unfolded at the Capitol on Wednesday, January 6.

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December 28 2020

Save NY’s Safety Net Coalition Hosts Town Hall to Discuss How New York State Medicaid Carve-out Puts Patients at Risk

On Thursday, December 17, Amida Care, New York’s largest nonprofit Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) designed for New Yorkers affected by HIV, participated in an online town hall event hosted by Save NY’s Safety Net Coalition to discuss how New York State’s proposed Medicaid reform will put patients at risk.

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