On Long Island, a nurses’ union is suing Nassau University Medical Center to stop the release of employee drug test results. The hospital ordered the tests after discovering 27 vials of narcotics had been tampered with.
Governor Cuomo says he’s ordered his Department of Financial Services to reject requests by health insurance companies to raise rates in response to actions by the Trump administration to weaken the Affordable Care Act.
Connecticut’s insurance commissioner says 10 health insurers have filed requests for rate increases in 2019. The hikes are for plans offered to individuals and small groups, including the state health insurance exchange.