Tag Archives: CGA 2017

THANK YOU! Your action made change in Hartford!

VICTORIES FOR HEALTH CARE AT THE CAPITOL! THANK YOU TO ALL WHO TOOK ACTION! THANK YOU to all of you who called, emailed, shared alerts and posts, and worked to support important people-centered/pro-consumer health care bills this session. Here are some important … Continue reading

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EVENT: Tuesday, May 30 – Join us to say NO to HUSKY Cuts!

Join with people receiving health care through HUSKY (Medicaid) and other Medicaid advocates to oppose cuts in income eligibility levels for parents in the HUSKY program. The General Assembly will most likely be in session so this will also be … Continue reading

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Trump Budget Means a Triple Whammy for Connecticut’s Medicaid Program 

By Jill Zorn  Donald Trump’s budget, “A New Foundation for American Greatness” is just the latest in a string of attacks against Connecticut’s Medicaid program. First, is the proposed state budget cut that would lead to 9,500 HUSKY A parents, with … Continue reading

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Let’s Modernize How We Manage Our Health Care System

By Rosana Garcia Last week, we discussed why Connecticut should create an Office of Health Strategy, which is part of Senate Bill 795. But there is a second, and just as important, part of that bill – modernizing how we … Continue reading

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Medicaid facing threats (again) in the Governor’s Budget

By Rosana Garcia When Governor Malloy released his budget for fiscal years 2017-2019, his proposals had cuts to health care and Medicaid/HUSKY.   It’s no secret that the state budget has a deficit of over $1.5 billion dollars next fiscal year, and … Continue reading

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#Fight4Better is What We Need

By Lynne Ide Here we are in week three of the legislative session in Hartford.  What is going to happen with health care? All eyes have been focused on Washington, D.C. and the health care agendas put forth by President … Continue reading

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2017 CT Legislative session opens; health care one of many issues

By Rosana Garcia The 2017 Connecticut General Assembly session began yesterday.  This is a budget session, where legislators put together a budget for the next biennium (2017-2019) and the session runs until June 4.  Here’s a primer of what to … Continue reading

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