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Moving beyond reform

On Monday, Universal Health Care Foundation (UHCF), and our parent organization, CHART, held our inaugural forum in our Reform to Transform series, “Drowning in Health Care Costs: All Hands on Deck.”  Hosted by Quinnipiac University at their Center for Medicine, … Continue reading

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Foundation to remain vigilant on ACA implementation

The Foundation just sent this press release out this afternoon. We wanted to share our thoughts on this breaking policy news with our friends who read the blog and on social media as well. Have a wonderful Fourth of July … Continue reading

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One More Hurdle to Ensure More Affordable Insurance

By Frances G. Padilla The best interests of consumers and small business prevailed this week when the state senate voted 23 – 12 to pass a proposal requiring Access Health CT, the state’s new health insurance marketplace, to negotiate the … Continue reading

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Long-view on health reform

By Frances G. Padilla President, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut When the Strategy Subcommittee of Access Health CT, the new health insurance marketplace, asks for provocative ideas, that’s an encouraging sign for the people of Connecticut. And it was … Continue reading

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Foundation’s legislative activities continue

By Frances G. Padilla President, UHCF This year, UHCF is focused on efforts that educate and engage people, and build public will for health care reforms that increase affordability, improve quality and promote better health. While much of this work … Continue reading

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Celebrating 3 years of change

By Frances G. Padilla President, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut As the country marks the third anniversary of President Barack Obama signing into law the Affordable Care Act (ACA), top tier states like Connecticut are leading the way in … Continue reading

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