Partnership for Coverage public hearings on Nov. 2, 2007.

George M. Carter, FIAR's director, and Greg Otten, Direct Services Superviso at the Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York (CIDNY), gave moving testimony--as did many others--at these pulic hearings held by the New York State Department of Health. FIAR also supports the efforts of the Private Health Insurance Must Go! Coalition.

For their full tesitmony, click on the document (pdf) links below:

George Carter's Testimony

Greg Otten's Testimony

Link to the site directly to view some of the many other excellent (or horrific) testimonies. On the horrific side, one money maker for the insurance industry babbled on about "tax credits" and the like. That really is a big help for those of us with a low income. The site for reviewing all testimony is here:
http://partnership4coverage.ny.gov/hearings/

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