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Important Updates

The latest updates on healthcare policies and deadlines, as well as CHA news.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Answers

Last updated 5/31/2022 Protection against COVID-19 is finally here! Choosing to get vaccinated will help protect you and your family and friends from the virus. This guide prepared by Community Service Society collects trustworthy information from government health authorities so New Yorkers can make an informed decision about getting vaccinated. Table of Contents Who can ...

Community Health Advocates (CHA) Consumer Assistance RFP Award Announcement

Community Health Advocates (CHA) is pleased to announce that the following organization has been selected as awardee of the Consumer Assistance grant through our recent Request for Proposals: Brooklyn Perinatal Network. Brooklyn Perinatal Network’s mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of children and parenting families through facilitating access to health and wellness information, ...

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Searchable External Appeals Database

Consumers who are enrolled in New York State regulated health plans such as fully-insured commercial plans, qualified health plans, or Medicaid managed care plans, have the right to appeal to the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) when their plan issues a final denial for health care services as not medically necessary, experimental/investigational ...

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