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What is New York State of Health (NYSH)?  New York's Health Insurance Benefit Exchange

Through the Affordable Care Act, the New York State of Health is a new Health Plan Marketplace that individuals, families, and small businesses can use to buy health insurance. Enrollment begins on October 1, 2013 for coverage effective January 1, 2014.

Health plans offered in the NYSH must meet an array of criteria including essential benefits, limits on cost-sharing, adequate provider networks, and follow new insurance market rules like prohibitions on capping pre-existing condition coverage. Plans are assigned "metal tiers" of Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum, providing the same essential benefits. Differences in plan rates are based on region, plan level, tobacco use and age.

New York State of Health Customer Service Center: 1-855-355-5777

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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - What role do communities have in skin cancer prevention efforts? - Media Advisory
Heroin use has increased across the US among men and women, most age groups, and all income levels. The greatest increases occurred in demographic groups with historically lower rates of heroin use: doubling among women and more than doubling among non-Hispanic whites. According to CDC’s latest Vital Signs report, nearly all people who used heroin in the past year also used at least one other drug.

CDC awards $216 million to community-based organizations to deliver the most effective HIV prevention strategies to those in greatest need - Press Release
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that it has awarded $216 million over five years to 90 community-based organizations (CBOs) nationwide to deliver effective HIV prevention strategies to those at greatest risk, including people of color, men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender individuals, and people who inject drugs.

New CDC Museum Exhibition Examines Georgia’s Refugee Communities - Media Advisory
The new CDC museum exhibit, Resettling in America: Georgia’s Refugee Communities, explores the challenges of resettlement and the resiliency of refugees living in metropolitan Atlanta as they build new lives, identities, and a sense of community.

Prevention and early treatment of RMSF in Arizona may save millions by preventing premature death and disability - Press Release
The mounting costs of an epidemic of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) among several American Indian tribes in Arizona suggests that prevention and control efforts would be cost effective. A recent study released by experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Indian Health Service (IHS), in partnership with Arizona tribes, describes an estimated $13.2 million in losses linked to the epidemic of RMSF between 2002 and 2011, on two Indian reservations.

CDC Foundation’s New Business Pulse Focuses on Food Safety
Business Pulse: Food Safety, launched today by the CDC Foundation, focuses on how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fights foodborne diseases to protect American consumers and businesses from contaminated foods.