- concentrate on small businesses and businesses that hire many immigrants, such as construction and cleaning firms, and incentivize them to provide insurance
- coverage for all categories of staff. For example, New York State’s Healthy New York (NY) program provides financial incentives for employers and establishes state-supported benefit packages via HMOs to motivate employers to supply health insurance coverage to their employees.
consider developing policies ensuring that all full-time public employees have health insurance coverage. This coverage should be affordable and also include provisions that allow employees to extend it to their family members.
could also adopt policies requires all private sector companies they engage for services, including construction, janitorial and other sub-contractors, to provide an affordable health insurance option to their employees and their families.