Fred Mogul, WNYC health reporter, and Elisabeth Benjamin, vice president of Health Care Initiatives at Community Service Society, talk about the expected drop in prices for individuals buying health insurance in NYS when Obamacare's health exchanges go into effect this fall.
New Yorkers who have questions about navigating the state's healthcare system can call the Community Health Advocates help-line at 1-888-614-5400.
Gov. Cuomo established New York's health exchange by executive order, but how it will work is still to be determined. Elisabeth Benjamin, vice president of health initiatives at the Community Service Society, co-founder of Health Care for All New York Campaign (HCFANY), a statewide coalition of over 100 New York organizations, joins us to explain the details.