New York Health Care Reform Act (NY HCRA) became effective January 1, 1997. It collects public funds for Indigent Care and Graduate Medical Education (GME, also known as PEP) through a system of surcharges and regional assessments. The State of New York has contracted Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Central NY to administer this legislation as the Public Goods Pool. Click the link to download the detailed explanation What is NY HCRA and who does it apply to

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