Category Archives: Jill Zorn

New Connecticut Law Targets High Prescription Drug Prices

By Jill Zorn | Which powerful industry is to blame for high prescription drug prices? Drug companies Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) Health insurance companies All of the above If you answered D. All of the Above, you are correct. Connecticut’s … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Ask for Relief from High Drug Prices, Contact Your State Rep!

By Jill Zorn | Connecticut residents are worried about skyrocketing drug prices.  As a recent poll shows loud and clear, they agree across party lines that they want their elected leaders to DO SOMETHING! The time is NOW for legislators … Continue reading

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Poll Shows Connecticut Residents Want Action on High Prescription Drug Costs

By Jill Zorn | Connecticut residents are worried they won’t be able to afford the prescription drugs they need to stay healthy.  They also strongly support a range of government actions to fight back against rising prescription drug prices, across … Continue reading

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A Medicaid Public Option for Connecticut?

By Jill Zorn | In the midst of the flurry of health care bills under consideration at the capitol, there is one more bill to highlight, HB 5463:  An Act Concerning a Medicaid Public Option.  The Human Services Committee held … Continue reading

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Restraining Prescription Drug Prices: Final Report from Connecticut’s Healthcare Cabinet

By Jill Zorn Fair and affordable drug prices are crucial to preserve and protect our health. Last week the Healthcare Cabinet released their final report recommending state government strategies for restraining prescription drug prices.  A copy of the report, Recommendations … 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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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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