In the News

The links on this page land on articles In the News that may be of interest to members of the DC 37 Retirees Association. They are presented here for information purposes only.

Nov. 30, 2021 - CBS New York - Judge Blocks New Health Care Plan for Retired NYC Workers (video)

Nov. 28, 2021 - New York Post - DeBlasio Admin's $34B health insurance contract doesn't add up: rival bidder

Nov. 11, 2021 - New York Focus - Retired City Workers Voice Opposition to New York City Health Plan in Chaotic Hearing

Oct. 22, 2021 - Daily News - Eric Adams welcomes court decision to delay NYC municipal retiree health benefit plan updates

Oct. 22, 2021 - The City - Court Blocks Controversial Medicare Switch for Retired NYC Workers  [Oct. 21, 2021 - Click here to read the judge's temporary restraining order.][ Nov. 12, 2021 - Click here to read the plaintiff response to the city's MAPP plan.] [Nov. 23, 2021: Click here to read a report on Judge's conference on the NYC MAPP plan.]

Oct. 21, 2021 - Newsday (Opinion) - The municipal retiree healthcare storm

Oct. 12, 2021 - AARP Bulletin - Pros and Cons: Exploring the differences in Medicare coverage (Original vs. Advantage)

Oct. 6, 2021 - AARP Bulletin - Medicare Advantage Plans Increasingly Popular: Extra benefits attract enrollees, but experts say plans can deliver better on their promises

Sept. 27, 2021 - The Chief - Losing Bidder for City Medicare Advantage Care Contract Files Suit (free story)

Sept. 27, 2021 - New York Post - Retired NYC employees sue to block 'inferior' Medicare coverage

Sept. 19, 2021 - New York Post - Aetna sues NYC, labor officials over 'tainted' Medicare contract

Sept. 15, 2021 - USA Today - Democrats on key panel vote with Republicans to reject adding Medicare drug-price plan to $3.5T budget package

Aug. 31, 2021 - Daily News (Opinion) - Social Security, on surprisingly solid ground

Aug. 19, 2021 - NY Focus - Retired City Workers Brace for Shift to Privatized Healthcare

Aug. 13, 2021 - Daily News (Opinion) -  Stop the Medicare bait-and-switch: NYC is poised to harm its retirees 

Aug. 4, 2021 - DC 37 News Release - Statement from Executive Director Henry Garrido on Attorney General James’ investigation

Aug. 2, 2021 - Daily News (Op Ed) - The day the labor movement crashed

July 14, 2021 - Gothamist - NYC Unions Confirm Decision to Shift Retirees Onto Privatized Health Insurance

April 21, 2021 - Portside - Health Care Costs for Retired City Workers Could Dramatically Increase Under City Pla