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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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Restraining Prescription Drug Prices: Final Report from Connecticut’s Healthcare Cabinet

By Jill Zorn Fair and affordable drug prices are crucial to preserve and protect our health. Last week the Healthcare Cabinet released their final report recommending state government strategies for restraining prescription drug prices.  A copy of the report, Recommendations … Continue reading

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Do the Health Care Struggles of Everyday People Matter to Politicians?

By Lynne Ide | The 2018 Connecticut General Assembly session opens on February 7.  Will the health care struggles of everyday people be on the radar for action? Health care costs too much for too many individuals, families and businesses.  Many … Continue reading

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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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