Category Archives: From the Foundation

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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Do the Health Care Struggles of Everyday People Matter to Politicians?

By Lynne Ide | The 2018 Connecticut General Assembly session opens on February 7.  Will the health care struggles of everyday people be on the radar for action? Health care costs too much for too many individuals, families and businesses.  Many … Continue reading

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Healthcare Cabinet Recommendations on Restraining Prescription Drug Costs Public Comment 1.12.18

Universal Health Care Foundation (UHCF) has actively participated in the development of the Healthcare Cabinet’s draft recommendations to address high and rising prescription drug costs. Frances Padilla, Foundation President, serves on the Cabinet and chaired the Cost Determination and Cost … Continue reading

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