Press Releases

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May 18, 2018

Amida Care Commends New York State for Upholding Gender Non-Conforming New Yorkers’ Right to Health Care

In a historic, precedent-setting ruling on May 11, the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) upheld the right of gender non-conforming New Yorkers to access medically necessary, gender-affirming health care.

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May 2, 2018

New York City Council-Funded Program Creates Jobs for New Yorkers Living with HIV

Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP), is approaching two years of success with the Innovator Employment Project, which is made possible with funding from New York City Council.

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April 6, 2018

Amida Care Applauds American Medical Association’s Stand Against President Trump’s Discriminatory Ban on Military Service for Transgender People

This week in a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis, American Medical Association (AMA) Executive Vice President and CEO James L. Madara, MD, expressed concern with the Trump Administration’s discriminatory ban on transgender Americans serving in the military, stating that there is “no medically valid reason…to exclude transgender individuals from military service.” Amida Care, the largest Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP) in New York State and advocate for transgender health, applauds the AMA for standing up for transgender Americans who wish to serve their country.

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March 20, 2018

Amida Care Applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo on Commitment to End Hepatitis C and Expand Rental Assistance for People Living with HIV in New York State

Amida Care Applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo on Commitment to End Hepatitis C and Expand Rental Assistance for People Living with HIV in New York State.

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February 26, 2018

The Atlantic Terminal Tenants’ Association and Amida Care Host Black History Month Event in Brooklyn with Support from NYC Council Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo

On February 24, Amida Care, a not-for-profit New York community health plan, co-sponsored the fourth annual Black History Month Event organized by the Atlantic Terminal Tenants’ Association.

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