Press Releases

April 21 2021

The Work Must Continue after the Chauvin Verdict

We celebrate this important legal victory while acknowledging the loss suffered by the Floyd family and everyone who knew him. And we cannot forget the many other families of color who have lost loved ones to police violence.

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April 8 2021

Amida Care Celebrates Delay of Medicaid Pharmacy Carve-out in New York State Budget

Amida Care celebrates the two-year delay of the Medicaid pharmacy carve-out, which preserves our whole-person model of care. The proposed reform would have harmed millions of New Yorkers by changing how they access their prescription drugs.

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April 7 2021

Amida Care Condemns New Law in Arkansas Banning Physicians from Providing Gender-Affirming Care to People of Trans Experience Under the Age of 18

Denying a person medically necessary, gender-affirming care is unconscionable. This bigoted law passed by the Arkansas General Assembly will have devastating consequences for the lives of young people of trans experience throughout the state.

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March 29 2021

Amida Care and NEW Pride Agenda Host “All About PrEP” Town Hall, With a Focus on HIV Prevention in the Bronx and Among Women

On Thursday, March 25, 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 HIV prevention and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

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March 25 2021

Amida Care Celebrates Confirmation of Dr. Rachel Levine as Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS

Amida Care congratulates Dr. Rachel Levine on her confirmation as Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS. Dr. Levine is an inspired choice for this important position.

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