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Fred Mogul

Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Judge Rejects LICH Closure

Friday, September 13, 2013

A state judge in Brooklyn has rejected the closure of Long Island College Hospital. Justice Johnny Baynes said the state health department's decision to allow the Cobble Hill facility, known as LICH, to close is invalid. He also called state health regulations "unconstitutionally vague" when it comes to authorizing hospital shutdowns.

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NY, NJ Obamacare Exchanges in Home Stretch

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The administration of Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday launched New York State of Health, a marketplace where the uninsured will be able to buy coverage from private insurance companies. Consumers can shop online, through phone operators or with live people who will be fanning out to various gathering spots around the state.

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New Legal Ruling Adds Novel Twist to LICH Closure

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

A Brooklyn judge is attempting to restore service at Long Island College Hospital by reversing its transfer, two years ago, from Continuum —a Manhattan-based hospital network—to the State University of New York. 

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NY Unveils New Health Plan Marketplace for Obamacare

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

With a nod toward Billy Joel and people from all ages, ethnicities, and settings from Montauk to Buffalo, the administration of Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday launched the “New York State of Health,” a health plan marketplace for the uninsured to buy coverage from private insurance companies.

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A Wealth of Difference in Fed Funding for NY, NJ on Obamacare

Thursday, August 15, 2013

New Jersey will be getting just a fraction of the federal dollars New York is receiving for a key component of Obamacare—cadres of specially trained workers who will help consumers sign up for insurance coverage.

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Struggling Brooklyn Hospital Trims Service

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

As two large Brooklyn hospitals get closer to shutting their doors for good, another one is closing a large family care clinic in a cost-saving move.

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Told to Reinvent Themselves, Brooklyn Hospitals Continue to Struggle

Monday, July 29, 2013

Brooklyn is close to losing two large and historic hospitals -- despite the efforts of community activists, elected officials, and blue-ribbon panels to keep them open.

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Bankrupt Interfaith One Step Closer to Permanent Shutdown

Friday, July 26, 2013

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Interfaith Hospital in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn has submitted a closure plan to state Health authorities. The plan gives a timetable for transferring patients and ceasing operations, but Interfaith says it can't tell the public yet exactly when it will shut down while the plan is "under review" by regulators.

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Finding Fun in the Water: Kayaking on Long Island

Friday, July 26, 2013

The New York metropolitan area looks very different when seen from the water, especially if you are inside a small boat.

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State Demands Closure Plan from Interfaith Hospital

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The looming closure of the hospital in the Bed-Stuy area of Brooklyn comes as Long Island College Hospital, three miles away, is also close to shutting its doors forever.

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SUNY Looks to Post-LICH Future for Cobble Hill Complex

Friday, July 19, 2013

State health authorities have partly approved a closure plan submitted by SUNY Downstate in its longstanding effort to shutter Long Island College Hospital.

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LICH in Process of Clearing Patients

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Long Island College Hospital is in the process of clearing the Brooklyn facility of its patients.

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New York's Health Exchanges and Your Insurance Rate

Thursday, July 18, 2013

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.

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New York Says Health Plan Costs Will Fall by Half

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that the cost of individual health insurance plans in New York state will fall on average by half when a component of President Obama's health care plan goes into effect in January.

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Doctors Recommend Baby Boomers Get Tested For Hepatitis C

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Hepatitis C affects more than 3 million adults, most baby boomers. New York has passed legislation to become the first state to require doctors to offer the test to this age group. But some doctors are opposed to it, and it's unclear whether Governor Cuomo will sign the measure.

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Lawmakers to NY Docs: Screen All Baby Boomers for Deadly Liver Disease

Monday, July 01, 2013

New York could become the first state to mandate that doctors make testing for hepatitis C, a deadly and widespread liver disease, a routine part of healthcare for baby boomers.

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NYC Deaths From Diabetes Doubled in Last 20 Years

Monday, June 10, 2013

About 11 percent of New Yorkers who die have diabetes as a primary or secondary cause. That’s a proportion that’s nearly doubled over the last two decades.  

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Lessons From Cicadas: A New Jersey Community's Experience

Sunday, June 09, 2013

A symphony of cicadas has moved up the East Coast. In Summit, N.J., as in other communities, residents find their own ways of living alongside the transient creatures that emerge after 17 years of hibernation.

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NY Hopes Barcode Wristband Will Help Track Disaster Evacuees

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

State officials are creating a new identification system to help monitor the whereabouts of hospital patients and long-term-care residents during natural disasters and other large disruptions.

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Cicadas Drone Above and Crunch Underfoot in Jersey Suburbs

Monday, June 03, 2013

Love is in the air – or at least the tree tops – as 17-year-old cicadas emerge from the earth and molt and sing and mate.

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