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November 7, 2018

Amida Care Applauds Outcomes That Uphold Access to Health Care in 2018 Midterm Elections

For months leading up to the midterm elections, voters told pollsters that health care was their number one priority for this election. The results of the midterms prove that to be true.

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October 22, 2018

Amida Care Condemns the Trump Administration’s Reported Move to Roll Back Recognition and Protection for Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Americans

This weekend, The New York Times reported that the Trump Administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological condition determined by genitalia at birth. This is the latest effort by the administration to roll back hard-fought protections and rights for Americans of transgender experience.

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October 9, 2018

Amida Care Applauds Mayor de Blasio, New York City Council, and Speaker Corey Johnson for Helping to Make Birth Certificates Accurately Reflect Gender Identity

Thanks to legislation passed by the New York City Council and signed into law by Mayor de Blasio today, New York City will allow individuals to change the gender on their birth certificate to one that affirms their gender identity, including the option to select “X” to designate their gender as non-binary, intersex, or another form of gender identity.

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October 4, 2018

Amida Care Condemns Trump Administration’s Proposed Public Charge Rule

The Trump Administration’s proposed rule to penalize documented immigrants who access vital social services undermines our ideals as a nation, and the impact on public health and state budgets will be catastrophic.

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October 3, 2018

Community Healthcare Network Hosts 8th Annual Conference on Transgender Health: TRANSforming Social Justice through Healthcare

Community Healthcare Network (CHN), a federally qualified health center with 15 sites throughout New York City, will host its 8th Annual Conference on Transgender Health: TRANSforming Social Justice through Healthcare, on October 18-19. The conference, hosted at The New School in New York City, is co-sponsored by Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid not-for-profit Special Needs Health Plan.

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