Tag Archives: 2016 Cost Containment Study

Many voices at the Health Care Cabinet public hearing

By Rosana Garcia Yesterday was the public hearing for the Health Care Cabinet’s draft recommendations for health care cost containment.  You can read all the submitted testimony here, and watch the public hearing, recorded by CT-N, here. Many of those … Continue reading

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A Chance to Speak Up on Health Care in CT

By Rosana Garcia We’ve talked about the work the state’s Health Care Cabinet is doing to contain health care costs in the state (see our blogs on it here) – now it’s your opportunity to speak up. The Cabinet met … Continue reading

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Health Care Cabinet will be seeking public input on recommendations

By Rosana Garcia The Health Care Cabinet met again yesterday, moving closer and closer to finalizing the recommendations they will send to the legislature in their report. The meeting (materials here) focused on addressing two of the original six strategies … Continue reading

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Health Care Cabinet dives deeper, considers input into health care proposal

By Rosana Garcia Last week the Health Care Cabinet met on September 13 to dig deeper into a discussion of the health care cost containment and quality improvement reforms that they will recommend to the Connecticut General Assembly in a … Continue reading

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Tough Decisions Ahead for Addressing Health Care Cost and Quality in Connecticut

By Jill Zorn Connecticut’s Health Care Cabinet members had very mixed reactions to the draft recommendations  presented at their July 12 meeting on how to control health care costs in the state. In 2015, the Connecticut General Assembly charged the … Continue reading

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Can Connecticut Become a Leader in Controlling Health Care Costs and Improving Quality?   

By Jill Zorn  The Center for American Progress produced a report in April, State Options to Control Health Care Costs and Improve Quality.  Citing examples from different states, the report lays out a laundry list of effective health system transformation … Continue reading

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Health Care Cabinet Explores How to Ensure Health Care is Affordable 

By Rosana Garcia  Yesterday, the Health Care Cabinet dug deep into health care pricing as part of their new charge—recommending cost containment models for the state. As part of SB 811 (now Public Act 15-146), the legislature required the Health … Continue reading

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