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What Health Care Bills are Still Alive in Hartford – Part 2

By Rosana G. Ferraro | Earlier this week we updated you on the status of some of the health care bills at the Capitol, focusing on bills that focused on prescription drug costs and protecting people from federal actions that … Continue reading

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What Health Care Bills are Still Alive in Hartford – Part 1

Rosana G. Ferraro | After the flurry of public hearings and action deadlines in most committees, we have a clearer picture of what bills are still alive in the session – and which bills died in committee. First off – … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Make Another Call For Medicaid Restoration!

Yes, we’re asking you to make a call for Medicaid again.  The Appropriations Committee must take final action by Thursday, April 5, this may be our last opportunity to push for restoration of Medicaid cuts!  Keep scrolling to get all the details … Continue reading

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A Medicaid Public Option for Connecticut?

By Jill Zorn | In the midst of the flurry of health care bills under consideration at the capitol, there is one more bill to highlight, HB 5463:  An Act Concerning a Medicaid Public Option.  The Human Services Committee held … Continue reading

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Activists Deliver Message at Health Care Action Day

Everyday people are too often left out of the public policy debate. On March 14, 60 activists made sure their voices were heard at the Protect Our Care CT Campaign’s Health Care Action Day in Hartford. The goal of the … Continue reading

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Putting CT health care first at the Capitol – Public hearings in Hartford

Robin Comey of Branford tells her story at the press conference with Comptroller Kevin Lembo, State Senator Sean Scanlon, and Foundation President Frances G Padilla Fighting back against rising prescription drug costs One of Universal Health Care Foundation’s top legislative … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Make a Phone Call for Restoring Medicaid!

The Human Services Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee will finish their work and submit recommendations to the chairs of the Committee by the end of this week. We have one last opportunity to make a final request of the subcommittee to restore the Medicaid … Continue reading

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