Healthcare for All

Lawmakers are holding six hearings on a plan for single-payer healthcare in NY. Assembly Health Chair Richard Gottfried and State Senator Bill Perkins are proposing a bill to create a single-payer healthcare system for New York State.

Save the Date: NYSNA nurses have made it our mission to care for all New Yorkers. Join us for two packed days of solidarity, education, advocacy, and fun — the 2014 NYSNA Biennial Conference, September 16 and 17 at New York’s Javits Center.

On the periphery of NYC's Union Square this week, a meeting convened by Physicians for a National Health Program, dubbed "Labor and the ACA: Problems, Threats, and the Road Forward," filled the conference room with committed advocates of single payer –

Following the 43rd Annual Legislative Conference sponsored by the NY State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, NYSNA RNs gathered in Albany on February 15th to protest healthcare ine

On March 26, NYSNA RNs are going to Albany to tell our lawmakers to pass safe nurse-to-patient ratios.

Buses will be leaving from NYSNA facilities from across the state.

NYS State and the Feds: Make sure money goes to hospitals that are truly serving low-income and uninsured people

There are longstanding inequities in how hospitals have been funded through past Medicaid waivers and other decisions. Over the past ten years, we have witnessed the closure of 19 hospitals in New York City, with many of those closings occurring in low-income, immigrant, and communities of color. Financial distress has been one of the major causes of these closures. We need to make sure that our hospitals are adequately and fairly funded.

Please sign the petition created by our allies at CPHS and spread the word!