Press Releases

January 7 2022

Amida Care Responds to Settlement Requiring NYC to Provide Separate Housing for TGNC People in Homeless Shelters

This historic agreement between the City of New York and Mariah Lopez of STARR will help to ensure that transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers who are experiencing homelessness are treated with dignity and respect in our city’s shelter system.

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January 6 2022

Amida Care Applauds Governor Hochul for Proposals to Address Health Equity and Strengthen Medicaid in State of the State Address

Amida Care applauds Governor Hochul for outlining several proposals that will advance health equity, strengthen Medicaid and support LGBTQ communities throughout New York State.

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December 30 2021

Amida Care Responds to Suicide of Trans Teen Haley Gabriella Feldmann, Calling for Access to Gender-Affirming Care

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Haley Gabriella Feldmann and everyone grieving her loss. This tragedy underscores the discrimination people of transgender and gender non-conforming experience face at every turn – in education, employment, housing, health care and health insurance.

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December 9 2021

The Amida Care Fund at Stonewall Community Foundation Announces 2021 Grant Awards for HIV/AIDS Initiatives at NYC Community Organizations

The Amida Care Fund at Stonewall Community Foundation announced today that it has awarded a total of $20,000 in grant funding for innovative HIV prevention and services to five community-based organizations to help them continue their important work in the communities they serve.

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November 16 2021

New Report from George Washington University and Amida Care Details Importance of HIV Special Needs Plans in Improving Health Outcomes and Ending the HIV Epidemic

George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, together with Amida Care, New York State’s largest not-for-profit Medicaid Special Needs Plan designed for New Yorkers affected by HIV, released a new report outlining the history of HIV Special Needs Plans (HIV-SNPs) in New York State.

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