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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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Big Pharma “Getting Away with Murder”

By Jill Zorn Wednesday evening while the Senate started down the unconscionable road of repealing the Affordable Care Act, Bernie Sanders took to the floor to talk about a completely different topic:  that prescription drug prices are getting higher and … 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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