Tag Archives: Health Insurance

Repeal Fever is Back on Capitol Hill and It’s Deadly Serious

By Jill Zorn The Republican majority is feverishly working to pass the Cassidy-Graham bill and take health care away from 32 million people.  They just might succeed. About the Bill Cassidy-Graham uses block grants, beginning in 2020, to kill the … Continue reading

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Federal health care proposals – learn more ahead of Congress returning from recess

While the health care debate has taken a step back from the national stage, there are still proposals being developed and discussed.  Some proposals coming out at the federal level are bipartisan, while others ride the party line. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Getting to Single Payer, Part III

What Do We Mean When We Say “Single Payer”? By Jill Zorn I probably should have started the Single Payer series with this post.  That’s because “single payer” means different things to different people.   Policy Prescription or Goal?  Goal … Continue reading

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Why the ACA Repeal Was Stopped, at Least for Now

Last week, for the first time in quite a while, Congress was not trying to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. With the immediate emergency of Congressional repeal on (temporary?) hold, we thought it might be a good opportunity … Continue reading

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Getting to Single Payer, Part II

By Jill Zorn Getting to universal health care in the U.S. is a political challenge. The two big obstacles are: Individuals fearing change, worrying that they could end up worse off Health industry vested interests knowing they will be worse … Continue reading

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Access Health CT & CT Insurance Department in “Wait and See” Mode

By Rosana Garcia Amid much uncertainty, the Access Health CT (AHCT) Board of Directors met yesterday morning. By the end of the meeting, not much was any clearer. Jim Wadleigh, the CEO of AHCT, opened with the statement that was … Continue reading

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