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United States

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Podcasts

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@cssnyorg

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English

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Episodes

Bridging the affordability gap: New York’s low-cost health plan takes off

3/1/2017
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What happens when you can’t afford health care, but make too much to qualify for help? In our latest podcast you’ll meet Diane, who found herself in exactly this situation. After struggling financially while caring for her ailing father, Diane got a new job and was just beginning to make ends meet—only to find her own health coverage suddenly out of reach. The problem? She now earned too much to remain eligible for Medicaid, but nowhere near enough to pay for private insurance, even with...

Duration: 00:16:47


New Yorkers deserve #FairFares on the MTA

12/6/2016
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One out of four low-income New Yorkers say they regularly cannot afford to take the subway or bus. In a city as mass transit dependent as New York, this makes life even more difficult for those with the very least. Episode 4 explores this issue and our current campaign to address it by providing half-price fares for those living in poverty.

Duration: 00:20:30