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NYC to Guarantee Health Care to All, Including Undocumented Immigrants

NYC to Guarantee Health Care to All, Including Undocumented Immigrants NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has affirmed that every city resident will have access to comprehensive health care, regardless of their ability to pay or immigration status. Speaking on national television Tuesday morning, the mayor unveiled the proposed NYC Care program, to reach those who now lack health coverage, including some 300,000 undocumented immigrants. Claudia Calhoon, senior director of immigrant integration policy for the New York Immigration Coalition, said the program will include primary, preventive and specialty care and behavioral health services through New York City Health and Hospitals, the nation's largest public health-care system. ...(Read More)
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