Tag Archives: Cost & Quality

We Get What We Pay For With Health Care News

This opinion is offered by Adam Chiara, communications associate at Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut.  When newsrooms shrink it doesn’t just limit your access to important information, it is also hurting your health. Okay, I admit I have no … 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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Anthem Proposed Insurance Rate Increase Hearing (8.3.16)

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Improving Cost and Quality By Using New Approach to Common Blood Tests

By Mark Safalow, MD, FHM Hospitalist and Physician Advisor at Middlesex Hospital From the Field is a series of guest blogs that offer perspectives from those working in the health care field. Healthcare is changing, and we can all sense … Continue reading

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Speak Up Against Next Year’s Health Insurance Rates!

By Rosana Garcia Time for speaking up on proposed rate increases is running out.  We talked about this year’s rate review period here. Connecticut’s health insurers have all submitted requests to raise rates in 2017.  This is the time of … Continue reading

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Yale New Haven Health/ L+M Hospital Certificate of Need Hearing, Part I

By Stephanye R. Clarke While there were countless stories of people who had received great care at both Yale and L+M Hospitals, at the heart of the matter should be the following question: How will the potential joining of the … Continue reading

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Important Victory in Sale of Manchester and Rockville Hospitals  

By Rosana Garcia   Members of the Manchester and Rockville  community got a small win when it came to their non-profit hospitals being purchased by a for-profit company. On June 10, the Office of Health Care Access (OHCA) released their … Continue reading

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