Category Archives: Jill Zorn

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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ACTION ALERT: Public Comment Needed on Healthcare Cabinet Recommendations for Addressing High Prescription Drug Prices

By Jill Zorn | The Healthcare Cabinet has written a draft report on how Connecticut can address high prescription drug prices and they are seeking public comment on their recommendations.  Go HERE (scroll to the bottom of the page) to find … Continue reading

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Are Non-Profit Hospitals Earning Their Tax-Exempt Status?

By Jill Zorn On the last day of 2017, Politico published an article about Yale New Haven Hospital, A Tarnished Hospital Tries to Win Back Trust, focused on whether or not the hospital is giving back sufficiently to the community … Continue reading

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The ACA Post-Tax Bill: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

By Jill Zorn | The terrible tax bill that just passed has huge negative implications for health care and the health of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  But the ACA, while weakened, is still standing. Individual Mandate The tax bill eliminates … Continue reading

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What Can Connecticut Do About High Drug Prices?

By Jill Zorn | Drug prices keep going higher and patients are paying more and more. What can Connecticut do about skyrocketing drug prices and unaffordable out-of-pocket costs?  Connecticut’s Health Care Cabinet has devoted a lot of time and effort … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu All Over Again

By Jill Zorn | It’s two for the price of one:  a tax “reform” bill and an ACA repeal bill. That’s right.  Gutting the ACA is back.  This time it’s in the form of a repeal of the individual mandate … Continue reading

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Continued Threats to Health Care

By Jill Zorn While Congress is not actively working on overt health care repeal at the moment, major threats to health care programs continue. ACA Sabotage Frequent (private jet) flyer HHS Secretary Tom Price may be gone, but the Trump … Continue reading

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