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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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Supplement provides comprehensive analysis of national cancer screening program - Media Advisory
An in-depth analysis of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP) examines the overall successes and challenges faced by the largest organized cancer screening program in the U.S.

Transcript - CDC Telebriefing: CDC data show progress in reducing some foodborne infections in 2014 - Transcript
Transcript for the telebriefing on a report the CDC is releasing today on incidents and trends in foodborne disease.

CDCs ongoing scientific progress in the rapidly evolving field of traumatic brain injury - Media Advisory
The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation special May/June issue features research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its public health partners aiming to prevent traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to help people better recognize, respond, and recover, when a TBI occurs.

CDC data show progress in reducing some foodborne infections in 2014 - Press Release
In 2014, rates of infection from a serious form of E. coli and one of the more common Salmonella serotypes decreased compared with the baseline period of 2006-2008. Meanwhile, some other less common types of Salmonella increased. Campylobacter and Vibrio rose again in 2014, continuing the increase observed during the past few years, according to data published today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Today’s report summarizes the rates of infection per 100,000 population and tracks illness trends for key foodborne illnesses.

Study Highlights Risk of Norovirus from Swimming - Media Advisory
When most people think of norovirus, they think of people marooned on a cruise ship with raging stomach and intestinal illness, unable to leave their cabins. However, an outbreak at an Oregon lake underscores that swimming can also put the public at risk of catching the ugly bug. Fortunately, following a few easy and effective steps can help maximize the health benefits of swimming while minimizing the risk of getting sick.