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Social and Economic Justice is On the Line

A message from Frances G. Padilla President, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut Our mission is to serve as a catalyst that engages residents and communities in shaping a democratic health system that provides universal access to quality, affordable health … Continue reading

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New Report Targets High Drug Prices

By Jill Zorn The Yale Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP), in collaboration with the National Physicians Alliance and Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut, has released a policy paper entitled, “Curbing Unfair Drug Prices: A Primer for States.” The high cost … Continue reading

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Why the ACA Repeal Was Stopped, at Least for Now

Last week, for the first time in quite a while, Congress was not trying to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. With the immediate emergency of Congressional repeal on (temporary?) hold, we thought it might be a good opportunity … Continue reading

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#OurLivesOnTheLine Action 7.29.17

Thank you to EVERYONE who answered our call to send selfies and/or photos of loved ones. We gathered even more photos to illustrate that millions of people will be hurt if the Senate votes to decimate our health care. We also … Continue reading

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YOU did it again! Join us tomorrow (Sat, 7/29)!

SUCCESS! What a relief!  Overnight, the “skinny” repeal vote failed, when all Democratic Senators and Republican Senators Collins, Murkowski and McCain voted “no” on this damaging bill. THANK YOU to all of you who took action – sharing your stories, … Continue reading

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Join the July 29 Lives on the Line Health Care Action in Hartford

  By Lynne Ide Yet again, health care tops the news in Washington, D.C.  The U.S. Senate is poised to move forward and debate some version of a health care bill today and tomorrow – the exact details of which are unknown, … Continue reading

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Important First Step on Prescription Drug Affordability

By Jill Zorn More and more people in Connecticut can’t afford their prescriptions.  That’s why it was great news when a bill aimed at lowering prescription drug costs for consumers, SB 445, was signed into law by Governor Malloy on … Continue reading

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