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ACA Repeal is a Runaway Train

By Jill Zorn ACA Repeal is a runaway train hurtling down the track.  Congressional leaders and President Trump are determined that it will not be derailed. Up to a few days ago, we didn’t see it coming.  Just two weeks … Continue reading

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An Investment Opportunity

By Stephanye R. Clarke On September 8, 2016, the Office of Health Care Access (OHCA) rendered its final decision, allowing for the acquisition of L+M Hospital (L+M) by Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS). As a member of one of … Continue reading

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Congress in Recess: Tell Them YOUR Health Care Story

By Lynne Ide Starting on February 18, Congress will be in recess for a week. Connecticut’s five U.S. Representatives and two U.S. Senators will be back in state and hitting the road to talk with constituents. If you care about health … Continue reading

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Another Victory for Connecticut Consumers: Anthem-Cigna Merger Blocked

by Jill Zorn In a victory for Connecticut consumers, the proposed Anthem-Cigna mega-merger has been blocked by U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson Berman.  This decision follows by just a few weeks the ruling of another federal judge to block the … Continue reading

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Trumpcare: “If You Break It, You Own It.”

By Jill Zorn Last week Republicans headed to a meeting in Philadelphia, aiming to reach agreement on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but it seems they left Philadelphia without any clear consensus on how … Continue reading

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Improved Medicare for All

By Jill Zorn I attended the National Single-Payer-Strategy Conference in New York City this past weekend. With the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid and even Medicare under threat by incoming President Trump and the Congress, single-payer advocates are more energized … Continue reading

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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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