Affordable Health Care Act http://waer.org en Healthy You Center Hopes to Create Healthy Community http://waer.org/post/healthy-you-center-hopes-create-healthy-community <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A new kind of medical center opened today inside of a drugstore hoping to fill a growing gap in the health care system. It’s called Healthy You Wellness Center and it’s located inside <a href="http://www.kinneydrugs.com/">Kinney Drugs</a> on East Seneca Turnpike.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 19:37:50 +0000 Chris Bolt & Jennie May 14170 at http://waer.org Healthy You Center Hopes to Create Healthy Community Community Group Helps Smooth Some Bumps on the Road to ACA Medical Coverage http://waer.org/post/community-group-helps-smooth-some-bumps-road-aca-medical-coverage <p>A community group turned the banquet room at the Bethany Baptist Church on Beattie Street into an information session on getting health insurance through the Affordable Care Act over the weekend. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 19:10:26 +0000 Chris Bolt & Hannah Warren 14164 at http://waer.org Community Group Helps Smooth Some Bumps on the Road to ACA Medical Coverage Health Care Seekers in CNY Face Several Different Deadlines that Need Explaining http://waer.org/post/health-care-seekers-cny-face-several-different-deadlines-need-explaining <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Deadlines are rapidly approaching for Central New Yorkers looking for healthcare. With the new Affordable Health Care Act, people need to be aware of rules and important dates that are looming.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 00:48:50 +0000 Chris Bolt 12173 at http://waer.org Health Care Seekers in CNY Face Several Different Deadlines that Need Explaining New York State of Health: The New Health Insurance Marketplace Opens http://waer.org/post/new-york-state-health-new-health-insurance-marketplace-opens <p>The health insurance marketplace opened on October 1st, and Central New Yorker&rsquo;s got a chance to learn about and register for New York State of Health, New York&rsquo;s version of the health care exchange. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 21:29:47 +0000 Samantha Sonner 8720 at http://waer.org New York State of Health: The New Health Insurance Marketplace Opens Health Care Act Enrollment Begins for Central New Yorkers http://waer.org/post/health-care-act-enrollment-begins-central-new-yorkers <P>Central New Yorkers will be among 2.4 million residents statewide who can start enrolling for some form of financial help as parts of the Affordable Healthcare Act kick in. Beginning October 1, 2013 individuals are able to enroll and secure financial benefits, which begin at the start of 2014.</P> <P>Ron Pollack, with Families USA, says most will be eligible for financial help:<BR>&nbsp;</P> <P>According to Pollack, Medicaid will expand up to 138% above the federal poverty level, while those up to 400% above the poverty level will be eligible for substantial subsidies. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 22:05:18 +0000 Scott Willis & Hannah Warren 8125 at http://waer.org Health Care Act Enrollment Begins for Central New Yorkers