Hochul administration cut access to life-saving medical care for 1.2M NY workers, retirees: lawsuit
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s administration is being accused in a lawsuit of secretly slashing access to specialty doctors — and potentially life-saving medical treatment — for 1.2 million government workers and retirees, The Post has learned.
The explosive claims, laid out in a suit filed in Albany Supreme Court, accuse Hochul officials of illegally ignoring state law when making changes to the Empire Health Plan, which serves state and local government employees.
The suit says Acting Commissioner Rebecca Corso and the state Department of Civil Service, who oversee the health insurance...