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New York health exchange plans to cover 470G more in 2016

Jupiterimages/Getty Images Monthly premiums are $ 20 for New Yorkers earning up to 200% of the poverty level. The state’s health exchange expects to enroll over 470,000 New Yorkers in its new low-cost option for coverage this year. Testifying at an Assembly hearing this week, Donna Frescatore, an executive with the exchange, said New York chose to participate with the Essential Plan, an option under the federal Affordable Care Act

New York health exchange plans to cover 470G more in 2016

Jupiterimages/Getty Images Monthly premiums are $ 20 for New Yorkers earning up to 200% of the poverty level. The state’s health exchange expects to enroll over 470,000 New Yorkers in its new low-cost option for coverage this year. Testifying at an Assembly hearing this week, Donna Frescatore, an executive with the exchange, said New York chose to participate with the Essential Plan, an option under the federal Affordable Care Act

Carrie Underwood, Patrick Stewart exchange endearing tweets

Invision/AP Carrie Underwood (left) and Sir Patrick Stewart (right) exchanged tweets on Wednesday. Carrie Underwood’s celebrity crush is also singing her praises. The 32-year-old beauty gushed to this week’s issue of Us Weekly that she has a “massive crush” on actor Sir Patrick Stewart and “always will.” Stewart was so excited when he caught wind of Underwood’s declaration, he uploaded an image of the mag and tweeted “@carrieunderwood’s words excite

UN peacekeepers gave Haitian women food in exchange for sex

HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images The report says major challenges remain a decade after a groundbreaking UN report first tackled the issue. Among its findings: About a third of alleged sexual abuse involves minors. United Nations peacekeepers gave more than 225 Haitian women food and medicine in exchange for sex, according to an internal report on exploitation that The Associated Press obtained. The draft by the Office of Internal Oversight Services looks