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Legislators, doctors want Medicaid coverage of donor breast milk for premature babies
Policy Politics

Legislators, doctors want Medicaid coverage of donor breast milk for premature babies

  Legislators from both parties joined neonatal doctors and advocates to call for Medicaid funding of donor breast milk for premature infants to be included in the final enacted budget. The bill, (A.6481/ S.4526) sponsored by Senate Health committee chair Kemp Hannon, R- Garden City, and Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, D-Elmont, […]

Cuomo announces $55 million to fund a wage increase for direct care workers
Policy Politics

Cuomo announces $55 million to fund a wage increase for direct care workers

  Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined legislators and hundreds of direct care advocates, workers, and the patients they care for to announce the inclusion of $55 million in the state budget to provide wage increases for professionals caring for New York’s developmentally disabled. Direct care workers and direct support professionals help […]