Press Releases

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February 7, 2019

Amida Care Responds to President Trump’s Pledge to End HIV Transmissions by 2030

President Trump’s home state of New York can provide a national model to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic.

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January 22, 2019

Amida Care Condemns Supreme Court Decision Allowing Ban on Transgender Americans Serving in the Military

Today’s ruling from the highest court in our land allows the Trump administration to discriminate against brave Americans who are willing to put their lives on the line in service to our country.

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January 15, 2019

Amida Care Applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York State Legislature Action on GENDA, Ban on Conversion Therapy

We’re grateful to Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State lawmakers for prioritizing this long-overdue legislation. The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) legally codifies protections for transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) people against discrimination in employment and health care.

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January 2, 2019

Amida Care Praises Governor Cuomo’s Commitment to Advance GENDA Legislation, Urges Swift Action by Legislature

The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) will legally codify protections for transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) people against discrimination in employment and health care. We applaud Governor Cuomo’s commitment to advance this essential legislation that will ensure gender equity and safeguard patient protections in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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December 19, 2018

Amida Care Calls on New York State to Expand Access to Medicaid Special Needs Health Plans

Amida Care, New York’s largest not-for-profit Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP), is calling on the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the AIDS Institute to use their existing authority to allow SNPs to expand eligibility to communities at higher risk for HIV by April 2019.

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