Expand access to health care for underserved, uninsured, or vulnerable populations or communities.
- Increase in number of New Yorkers with adequate health insurance, particularly public and/or publicly subsidized health insurance
- Decrease in system- or community-wide barriers to health care or particular health services due to, e.g., immigration status, economic means, or provider capacity
- System- or community-wide increase in number of New Yorkers able to seek, navigate, and manage their health care and health insurance, either alone or with the help of a caregiver
(Priority will be given to projects aimed at systems-change or that are systemic or community-wide in scale or approach.)
Medicare Rights Center, Inc.
$66,000 (over eighteen months)
To promote and help to shape an improved program of integrated care for New Yorkers who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc.
To support an Immigrant Health-Needs Advocacy Project aimed at strategically using health conditions and healthcare needs in advocacy and representation; and to improve the treatment of immigrants involved with the immigration enforcement system across a wide range of settings and circumstances