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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 publishes first national study on use of behavioral therapy, medication and dietary supplements for ADHD in children - Press Release
The first national study to look at behavioral therapy, medication, and dietary supplements to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children ages 4-17 shows that less than one half of children with ADHD were receiving behavioral therapy in 2009-2010.

New analysis of breast cancer subtypes could lead to better risk stratification - Press Release
For the first time, researchers have used national data to determine the incidence of the four major molecular subtypes of breast cancer by age, race/ethnicity, poverty level, and several other factors.

Transcript for CDC press briefing: CDC launches powerful new ads in “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign - Transcript
CDC hosted a media briefing to reveal its next installment of the successful Tips From Former Smokers campaign, featuring former smokers who suffer from smoking-related illnesses, including vision loss and colorectal cancer.

Ebola in West Africa: The Importance of “Getting to Zero” - Press Release
One year after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began the largest international emergency response in agency history, the goal is the same: Get to zero new Ebola cases in West Africa.

Ebola: Getting to Zero - Digital Press Kit
In March 2014, CDC first learned of an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. CDC immediately sent a team to the field, initiating what would become the largest international outbreak response in the agency’s 70-year history.