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Staten Island Advance: Non-profit says proposed Medicaid shift to city could hurt at-need communities, particularly on North Shore


February 7, 2020

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A city non-profit focused on the wellbeing of children is worried the state budget will neglect the health of the city’s most needy, including those on Staten Island’s North Shore.

Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York Executive Director Jennifer March said parts of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal, especially those related to Medicaid, would severely shift cost burdens to New York City, negatively impacting its most needy.”

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