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One More Time: Stop the (Un)American Health Care Act

By Jill Zorn The latest news flash on health care from Capitol Hill in Washington: It is now up to “moderate” Republicans to stop the (Un)American Health Care Act. Thanks to negotiations with the far-right Freedom Caucus, a horrible bill … Continue reading

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Action Needed to Help Guide Our State’s Health Care Future

By Lynne Ide In this time of uncertainty in health care, it is even more important that our state is prepared to respond to existing and new challenges.   Contact your state Senator and Representative. Urge them to support Senate Bill … Continue reading

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Let’s Modernize How We Manage Our Health Care System

By Rosana Garcia Last week, we discussed why Connecticut should create an Office of Health Strategy, which is part of Senate Bill 795. But there is a second, and just as important, part of that bill – modernizing how we … Continue reading

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There’s More To Do Than Saving the ACA

By Jill Zorn Anyone who cares about access to health care for all Americans is working hard. Federal advocacy is required to save the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and prevent Congress from repealing the law.  And we must act at … Continue reading

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Slow motion repeal speeds up

By Jill Zorn My blog written on February 1, Trumpcare:  “If You Break It, You Own It”, assumed that Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal, despite a certain amount of Republican disarray, was still very likely.  At the end of the … Continue reading

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Create an Office of Health Strategy – The Time Has Come

By Rosana Garcia At Bradley Airport, planes from different places around the world arrive at one destination. Health care in the state is similar – many different players, initiatives and programs are heading to one destination – to provide health … Continue reading

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Prescription Drug Pricing Forum Held

This past Saturday, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut sponsored a forum, Outrageous Prescription Drug Prices:  How States Are Fighting Back. The event, co-sponsored by National Physicians Alliance, was held at Quinnipiac University’s Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.  … Continue reading

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