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December 03, 2019Despite significant increases in state aid and local revenues, not all districts have the resources to provide a sound basic education, and some wealthy districts have more than needed.
Blog State Budget
November 05, 2019The State must recognize actual and timely payments for the Medicaid program and explain how it will address the estimated $9 billion Medicaid budget shortfall.
Report State Budget
October 09, 2019State leaders have two options to reconcile the disconnect between reality and the budget: reduce Medicaid spending and/or achieve savings in other areas of the budget.
Statement Health Care
October 03, 2019CBC President Andrew S. Rein released this statement on the Medicaid Payment Delays in the New York State Budget: "The State making an end of fiscal year 2019 Medicaid payment a week late was no mere delay. It was an obfuscation of the State’s fiscal condition, allowing the State to avoid addressing a deep and recurring problem."
Special Feature Education
September 04, 2019In 2017 educating an average elementary school class cost $561,246.
Press Release Education
July 10, 2019CBC released a comprehensive report demonstrating how administrative solutions can reduce school crowding.
July 09, 2019Administrative solutions can reduce school crowding and limit the need to build expensive new school buildings.
June 12, 2019Despite significant increases in state aid and local revenues—not all districts have the resources to provide a sound basic education in 2020.
May 31, 2019Do schools in NYS have enough money to provide a Sound Basic Education. CBC says yes, except for 21 districts.
Testimony Health Care
May 27, 2019Although NYHA’s goals are laudable, it is not feasible currently and would have significant unintended and possibly negative impacts on the State budget and some New Yorkers.
May 22, 2019It will cost NYS school districts approximately $62.6 billion to provide a sound basic education to all students, yet several districts will not have enough funding.
Report Health Care
April 25, 2019This discussion paper outlines lessons from previous and existing efforts to coordinate the care of duals, and suggests five strategies for the State to consider moving forward.
Press Release Health Care
April 25, 2019Report Recommends Strategies to Coordinate Care for 880,000 People Enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare.
Video Health Care
April 01, 2019Dr. Mitchell Katz joined CBC to discuss his transformation plan to improve H+H's fiscal stability.
Op Ed Education
March 11, 2019Albany should target the distribution of school aid to districts that need it, rather than ensure that almost every district gets more no matter its circumstance.
March 07, 2019Despite significant funding increases over the past decade, some districts in New York State still do not have the resources to provide a sound basic education.
Blog Health Care
February 15, 2019New York State’s $78 billion Medicaid program includes $5.3 billion of “supplemental payments”. These supplemental payments are crucial to hospitals across the state, especially those largely serving uninsured and Medicaid populations.
Statement Health Care
February 11, 2019The revised version of the New York Health Act (NYHA) released today is a well-intentioned proposal to continue to increase access to insurance coverage and reduce barriers to quality health care for New Yorkers, but currently it is not a feasible measure.
February 06, 2019In the aggregate New York State spends enough to provide all students with a sound basic education; however, State school aid is not targeted well enough to achieve this goal in all districts.
December 18, 2018City officials cannot continue to expect the City can build its way to a solution; making real progress will require implementing operational strategies that alter the use of space and redirect students to facilities with capacity.