Category Archives: Jill Zorn

Important First Step on Prescription Drug Affordability

By Jill Zorn More and more people in Connecticut can’t afford their prescriptions.  That’s why it was great news when a bill aimed at lowering prescription drug costs for consumers, SB 445, was signed into law by Governor Malloy on … Continue reading

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Getting to Single Payer, Part I

By Jill Zorn With all the political turmoil surrounding the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and destruction of Medicaid, support for single payer health care is growing.  This is the first in a series of blogs that … Continue reading

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Trump Budget Means a Triple Whammy for Connecticut’s Medicaid Program 

By Jill Zorn  Donald Trump’s budget, “A New Foundation for American Greatness” is just the latest in a string of attacks against Connecticut’s Medicaid program. First, is the proposed state budget cut that would lead to 9,500 HUSKY A parents, with … Continue reading

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Will the Senate Save Us?  Don’t Count on It! 

By Jill Zorn The House passed the (Un) American Health Care Act (AHCA).  Now it’s up to the Senate to craft their version of the bill.  Can we count on senators to save us? Is There Hope? The Senate is … Continue reading

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Change Happens at the Speed of Trust

By Jill Zorn In the midst of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal fight, which still rages on as I write this, I attended the Connecticut Health Council program on April 12, Change in DC-What it Means for Connecticut’s Health … Continue reading

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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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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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