New York City Mayor New York City will spend $100 million to provide health care for undocumented immigrants and others who can not qualify for insurance, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday morning, seeking to insert a city policy into two contentious national debates. "We're going to have a lot of people going to work sick and making everyone else sick", Mr.de Blasio said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program.
New York City is a sanctuary city that defies USA immigration enforcement laws, protects illegal immigrants from deportation, and limits local cooperation with federal enforcement officers.
After his appearance on the program, his office clarified that the program won't technically be health insurance.
Proponents of a nationwide Medicare for All system were quick to applaud de Blasio's plan as a major victory for health justice and a significant step toward the establishment of a statewide single-payer system in NY.
He said despite efforts to fully implement Obamacare, there are 600,000 city residents who lack insurance, including undocumented persons who can not access federal benefits.
The plan is slated to launch in the summer and roll out geographically, starting in the Bronx, and reach all five boroughs by 2021.
The plan will allow residents to see a primary care doctor for their healthcare issues, rather than relying on emergency rooms, said the mayor.
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"Health care is a human right". Instead, the city plans to expand its current MetroPlus public insurance plan while adding a new program called NYC Care.
The de Blasio administration said Tuesday that all services will be "affordable on a sliding scale". "NYC Care will provide a primary care doctor and will provide access to specialty care, prescription drugs, mental health services, hospitalization, and more". De Blasio aides told the NY Times that the NYC Care initiative is simply "something the city could do immediately and on its own". "The Mayor must stop abusing the middle class and treating us like his personal ATM".
'Emergency rooms are the default health care provider for so many people in this country.
The state's similarly liberal governor, Andrew Cuomo, previously spoke about health-care-for-all prior to being elected to a third term past year.
Trump's Republican party has pushed to repeal the 2010 Obamacare program, which expanded health care to most uninsured Americans, while the liberal wing of the Democratic party has called for a federally funded, single-payer system, inspired by programs in Canada and many European countries.
"People from all over the country are going to flood into NY to get their free health care", Thiessen said, adding that he had advice for taxpayers in the country's largest city who will foot the bill. It's going to be for the first time a guarantee of health care. However, de Blasio believes it will ultimately save the city money by drastically reducing residents' trips to the emergency room. "We are doing just the opposite". "Then we're working out the finances".
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