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Restore Medicaid event re-energizes advocates at the Capitol

By Rosana G. Ferraro | On a warm Wednesday afternoon, Medicaid advocates from different organizations came together ahead of a public hearing at the Capitol to fight back against cuts to Medicaid programs in the state budget. In the 2018-2019 … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Restoring Medicaid Coverage Event

RESTORING MEDICAID COVERAGE EVENT Wednesday, February 21st 4pm: Legislative Briefing & Action Strategy, Capitol, Room 310 (map) 6pm: Appropriations Public Hearing, Legislative Office Building, Room 2C (map) Parking: You can park in the Legislative Office Building Garage (map).  If the main … Continue reading

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We can’t afford to get cancer

By Jill Zorn | I am thinking a lot about the fact that many Americans can’t afford to get cancer. I attended a conference last week, The Policy, Politics and Law of Cancer, hosted by Yale Law School’s Solomon Center for … Continue reading

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Health care a hot topic in Hartford this week

By Rosana G. Ferraro | The Connecticut legislative session began on Wednesday and here are some health care highlights – it’s still early in the session, so stay tuned for updates and opportunities for advocacy and action!

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The Conversation We Must Have

By Stephanye R. Clarke  | #HealthIsWealth That hashtag is just about everywhere—people are realizing now, more than ever, that living their healthiest life is a measure of wealth. If we’re honest, though, not everyone has the same opportunities to do so.

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Recharging for the Next Health Care Fight

By Jill Zorn  | The recent Families USA Health Action 2018 conference offered a chance for health advocates to take stock of our victories and recharge for the next fight for quality, affordable health care for all. Attendees consisted of activists … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Launch of the Office of Health Strategy

By Jill Zorn  | Since our founding, Universal Health Care Foundation has been fighting for Connecticut to be an innovator that raises up the needs of everyday people when it comes to access to comprehensive, affordable health care for all. Connecticut … Continue reading

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