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What Health Care Bills are Still Alive in Hartford – Part 2

By Rosana G. Ferraro | Earlier this week we updated you on the status of some of the health care bills at the Capitol, focusing on bills that focused on prescription drug costs and protecting people from federal actions that … Continue reading

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What Health Care Bills are Still Alive in Hartford – Part 1

Rosana G. Ferraro | After the flurry of public hearings and action deadlines in most committees, we have a clearer picture of what bills are still alive in the session – and which bills died in committee. First off – … Continue reading

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Restore Medicaid event re-energizes advocates at the Capitol

By Rosana G. Ferraro | On a warm Wednesday afternoon, Medicaid advocates from different organizations came together ahead of a public hearing at the Capitol to fight back against cuts to Medicaid programs in the state budget. In the 2018-2019 … Continue reading

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Health care a hot topic in Hartford this week

By Rosana G. Ferraro | The Connecticut legislative session began on Wednesday and here are some health care highlights – it’s still early in the session, so stay tuned for updates and opportunities for advocacy and action!

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Highlights from Access Health CT November Board Meeting 

By Rosana G. Ferraro | Open enrollment, changes in HUSKY A parent/caregiver eligibility, the Anthem/Hartford HealthCare dispute, and a potential for individual mandate repeal were all discussed at this morning’s Access Health CT (AHCT) Board meeting.  

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Silver lining in a tough state budget

By Rosana G. Ferraro | In a state budget riddled with health care cuts, there is one hopeful silver lining – the creation of a state Office of Health Strategy (here in the budget summary). What is the Office of … Continue reading

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Estimated 77,500 people lose health care in the 2018-2019 state budget

By Rosana G. Ferraro | Governor Malloy has signed the budget and health care for low-income people took a huge hit. Who loses?  How many people are affected? There were various cuts to Medicaid / HUSKY that will leave many without … Continue reading

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