Tag Archives: FightRxPrices

New Connecticut Law Targets High Prescription Drug Prices

By Jill Zorn | Which powerful industry is to blame for high prescription drug prices? Drug companies Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) Health insurance companies All of the above If you answered D. All of the Above, you are correct. Connecticut’s … Continue reading

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Your Voices Were Heard: Health Care Wins in 2018

By Lynne Ide | Together we did it! As the clock struck midnight on May 9, health care activists and advocates walked away from the 2018 legislative session with a handful of important wins. Thanks go out to people from … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Tell your Senators to vote YES: These four health care bills are ready to go!

There are four health care bills that have already passed the House, we just need the Senate to get them over the finish line and onto the Governor’s desk!

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ACTION ALERT: Ask for Relief from High Drug Prices, Contact Your State Rep!

By Jill Zorn | Connecticut residents are worried about skyrocketing drug prices.  As a recent poll shows loud and clear, they agree across party lines that they want their elected leaders to DO SOMETHING! The time is NOW for legislators … Continue reading

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April 18th Health Care Action Day brings activists to Hartford

By Ethan Handa | Ethan Handa is a first-year graduate student at the Yale School of Public Health.  He is interning with the Foundation this semester.  He attended his first grassroots action day at the State Capitol on April 18th. … Continue reading

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Poll Shows Connecticut Residents Want Action on High Prescription Drug Costs

By Jill Zorn | Connecticut residents are worried they won’t be able to afford the prescription drugs they need to stay healthy.  They also strongly support a range of government actions to fight back against rising prescription drug prices, across … Continue reading

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What Connecticut Can Learn From Oregon’s Prescription Drug Transparency Bill

In the state-by-state war against high drug prices, Oregon is the latest state setting an example for Connecticut. Oregon’s bill, HB 4005, was signed into law in mid-March by Governor Kate Brown.  It is a prime example of state legislation … Continue reading

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