Press Releases

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August 16, 2019

Amida Care Supports Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Actions to Expand Medicaid to Inmates 30 Days Before Release

New York, NY (August 16, 2019) – Governor Andrew Cuomo’s request to CMS to expand Medicaid to incarcerated New Yorkers will go a long way towards ensuring that individuals exiting the criminal justice system are connected to care upon release.

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August 12, 2019

Amida Care Condemns Trump Administration’s New Public Charge Rule

New York, NY (August 12, 2019) – The Trump Administration’s decision to penalize immigrants who access vital social services undermines our ideals as a nation and will adversely impact public health and state budgets.

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August 7, 2019

Amida Care Applauds Cuomo Administration for Standing Up for Transgender New Yorkers and Opposing Discriminatory HHS Rule

(New York, NY – August 7, 2019) Amida Care applauds the Cuomo administration for opposing discriminatory rules that target people of transgender experience and gender nonconforming individuals.

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July 29, 2019

Amida Care Responds to Newest CDC Data, Urges Further Action to Expand Access to PrEP

(New York – July 29, 2019) Doug Wirth, President and CEO of Amida Care, released the following statement in response to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), showing that despite progress, the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among men at elevated risk for HIV remains low.

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July 24, 2019

Amida Care Applauds Governor Cuomo for Expanding Access to PrEP and Taking Action to Protect LGBTQ New Yorkers from Discrimination

New York – July 24, 2019) Governor Cuomo’s new actions, which will make PrEP affordable for more New Yorkers, ensure that everyone has the information they need to access quality health care, and send a clear message that discrimination will not be tolerated, will help us reach our goal of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic in New York by 2020.

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