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The Fight for a Fairer Home Care System

The pandemic created new urgency around efforts to improve conditions for New York State’s beleaguered home care workers.

Health

New York’s Nursing Home Crisis and the Future of Home Care

As the state’s population ages, home care work is in high demand. A new law would guarantee a living wage for care workers.

Opinion

Nuvance Health Denies Hazard Pay for Workers at Vassar Brothers

Frontline staff requested hazard pay for risking their lives to work during the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. After waiting more than two months, they were told no by hospital management.

Health

What Medicaid Cuts Could Mean for Home Health Care in the Hudson Valley

A program that lets people hire and train their own home health aides is likely to change if Governor Cuomo’s budget is approved as written.

Health
CDPA, New York medicaid

The Race to Finish a Poughkeepsie Hospital

The Vassar Brothers Medical Center extension is expected to treat COVID-19 patients as soon as it's ready. But workers say the site is not safe.

Coronavirus
Vassar Brothers, The River Newsroom

Can New York Pull Off Single-Payer Healthcare?

The US Healthcare System is Broken. New York Could Lead the Way to Fixing It.

Health
Single Payer Demo in Albany