Category Archives: Lynne Ide

CT Rallies to Protect Our Care

By Lynne Ide On a cold and blustery March day, 100 motivated activists and advocates showed up in Hartford to showcase all the good that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has done for the people of Connecticut. The crowd urged … Continue reading

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#Fight4Better is What We Need

By Lynne Ide Here we are in week three of the legislative session in Hartford.  What is going to happen with health care? All eyes have been focused on Washington, D.C. and the health care agendas put forth by President … Continue reading

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CON Task Force Set to Finish Its Work: Let’s Hope for Positive Change 

By Lynne Ide The Certificate of Need (CON) Task Force is set to finish its work by January 15 and send a list of recommendations to Governor Malloy for his consideration. The question is:  Will the Task Force be bold … Continue reading

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What Happened to Health Care? November 8, 2016 Did

By Frances Padilla & Lynne Ide It’s premature to predict what impact the November 2016 elections will have on the health care landscape in our state and nation.  But it is safe to say that the ground on which we stand is … Continue reading

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How Does Your Health Plan Stack Up? Check Out CT’s 2016 Consumer Report Card 

By Lynne Ide Here at Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut, we hear a lot of stories from people about the cost and quality of their health care plans. Most of the time, people struggle with these problems in a … Continue reading

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ConnectiCare’s decision is a win for consumers – or is it? 

By Lynne Ide  In case you missed it in this past week’s news, ConnectiCare was peeved that the state’s Insurance Department decided to approve an average premium increase of only 17.4% for individual health plans in 2017.  ConnectiCare wanted an … Continue reading

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Health Care Changes on the Horizon? Let’s Hope So

By Lynne Ide Labor Day has passed and summer is fading in the rearview mirror. Looking at the road ahead, our state has the potential for some healthy change looming on the 2017 horizon. I don’t mean the change that … Continue reading

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