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May 20, 2019

Patient groups renew fight to ban midyear drug-coverage changes

Crain’s Health Pulse: “These community-based organizations are very often small and operate on a shoestring budget. This could really affect their bottom line and ability to provide services,”
said Lyndel Urbano, Amida Care director of government affairs, during a May 16 rally at City Hall to restore public health funding cuts.

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May 13, 2019

TLDEF To Honor Trailblazers At Annual Trans Advocacy Awards

Broadway World: At the 2019 Trans Advocacy Awards on June 11, TLDEF will present its Corporate Partner of the Year Award to Amida Care for its leading contributions in expanding comprehensive health care coverage to transgender and non-binary people in New York City.

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April 18, 2019

Amida Care Publishes Report on Transgender Health

ACAP Community News: At the beginning of April, Amida Care released “Breaking Barriers to Transgender Health Care,” a report detailing recommendations to improve addressing health care needs of transgender individuals.

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April 4, 2019

To End HIV, Embrace Medicaid

Morning Consult: It didn’t take long for President Donald Trump to undermine his pledge to end new HIV transmissions in the United States by 2030 — an initiative that would save lives and taxpayer dollars,” says Amida Care President and CEO Doug Wirth in this op-ed.

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April 3, 2019

More training necessary to improve transgender care: report

Crain’s New York Business: new report from nonprofit health plan Amida Care outlines what health care providers and insurance companies can do to address the poor physical and behavioral health of many transgender individuals.

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