Category Archives: Max Friedman

CT Rally Opposes Affordable Care Act Repeal

A View from the Ground By Max Friedman Close to a thousand people rallied outside the State Capitol in Hartford on January 15, less than a week before President-elect Donald Trump’s swearing in. The crowd was excited to show its … Continue reading

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Over 500 CT Residents Thank Our Senators for Standing Up for Health Care

By Max Friedman Last week, the new Congress was sworn in, and it quickly began to lay the groundwork to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make harmful changes to Medicare, Medicaid and women’s health care services. Our U.S. … Continue reading

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Party Conventions Offer Competing Visions of Health Care 

By Max Friedman    The political conventions are over, the tickets are selected, and the country and candidates are moving towards the November election. The last two weeks saw back-to-back presentations of the major parties’ views on a variety of … Continue reading

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Congress Sheds Light on Rising Drug Costs, but Will They Really Act? 

By Max Friedman  Senators from both parties, as well as the Obama administration, continue to shine a light on astronomically high  drug prices. Senate Focus on Price Spikes  Last week, the Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing  that … Continue reading

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April 2016 Access Health CT Board of Directors Meeting

AccessHealth CT Board hears news of Special Enrollments, 2017 Plans By Max Friedman  The Board of Directors of AccessHealth CT met for their monthly meeting this morning, receiving an update on the latest enrollment figures, as well as plans going … Continue reading

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New Study Questions Whether High Quality Follows High Prices 

By Max Friedman  In recent years, the health care industry has seen a push for greater transparency — making prices more accessible to everyone. But how should we use that information? Do higher prices mean better quality? Price is relatively easy to measure, at … Continue reading

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March Access Health CT Board of Directors Meeting 

By Max Friedman    During their monthly meeting, Access Health CT  Board of Directors heard updates on outreach and enrollment from exchange staff and discussed ways to ensure continuity of coverage and care for those enrolled. Here are some highlights:  … Continue reading

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