Category Archives: Max Friedman

As the GOP Field Narrows, a Better Look at Their Health Care Plans 

By Max Friedman  The GOP field has narrowed, leaving us with five candidates for the Super Tuesday primaries. With less in the race, it gives a real opportunity to hone in on what the remaining Republicans have said about health care. Donald Trump, the … Continue reading

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AccessHealth CT Meeting: 2016 Open Enrollment and All-Payer Claims Database

By Max Friedman  The AccessHealth CT Board of Directors held their February meeting this morning, where they discussed the results of the 2016 Open Enrollment period and the continuing work to gather data on health care spending in the state. … Continue reading

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Health Care Debate Continues in Presidential Campaign 

By Max Friedman  Another week, another primary. Today, New Hampshire voters decide on the Democratic and Republican candidates — possibly setting a tone for the rest of the primary season. In the last week since the Iowa caucuses, both parties have … Continue reading

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Concern Mounts on Windham Hospital Cuts 

By Max Friedman  Scrutiny and criticism of cuts and service changes at Windham Community Memorial Hospital by its parent company, Hartford HealthCare, is growing. Last week, Charles C. Ryan, the editor of the Willimantic Chronicle, published a commentary against these … Continue reading

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Democratic Candidates Debate Health Care Reform 

By Max Friedman  Democratic candidates are finally starting to present and debate their health care reform proposals. This after months of campaigning and right before the official start of the presidential primary season with next Monday’s Iowa caucuses. The primary … Continue reading

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AccessHealth CT Meeting Features a Medicaid Primer 

In the first meeting of 2016 for the Access Health CT board of directors, members received an update on the current open enrollment period, which closes at the end of the month, as well as engaged in discussion about Connecticut’s Medicaid program, HUSKY, and … Continue reading

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Be on the Lookout for a New Tax Form 

By Max Friedman  Happy New Year! And with the start of 2016, comes a flurry of tax forms in advance of the April 15 deadline to file tax returns. This year, everyone can expect a new form known as a Form … Continue reading

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