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Healthcare Cabinet Recommendations on Restraining Prescription Drug Costs Public Comment 1.12.18

Universal Health Care Foundation (UHCF) has actively participated in the development of the Healthcare Cabinet’s draft recommendations to address high and rising prescription drug costs. Frances Padilla, Foundation President, serves on the Cabinet and chaired the Cost Determination and Cost … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Public Comment Needed on Healthcare Cabinet Recommendations for Addressing High Prescription Drug Prices

By Jill Zorn | The Healthcare Cabinet has written a draft report on how Connecticut can address high prescription drug prices and they are seeking public comment on their recommendations.  Go HERE (scroll to the bottom of the page) to find … Continue reading

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What Can Connecticut Do About High Drug Prices?

By Jill Zorn | Drug prices keep going higher and patients are paying more and more. What can Connecticut do about skyrocketing drug prices and unaffordable out-of-pocket costs?  Connecticut’s Health Care Cabinet has devoted a lot of time and effort … Continue reading

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New Report Targets High Drug Prices

By Jill Zorn The Yale Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP), in collaboration with the National Physicians Alliance and Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut, has released a policy paper entitled, “Curbing Unfair Drug Prices: A Primer for States.” The high cost … Continue reading

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Important First Step on Prescription Drug Affordability

By Jill Zorn More and more people in Connecticut can’t afford their prescriptions.  That’s why it was great news when a bill aimed at lowering prescription drug costs for consumers, SB 445, was signed into law by Governor Malloy on … Continue reading

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We can’t wait! Take action against high Rx costs!

Time is running out for the CT House of Representatives to pass important health care consumer protections! Tell your State Representative and House Leadership to act this week! Last week the Senate passed a bill, Senate Bill 445, that protects … 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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