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Déjà Vu All Over Again

By Jill Zorn | It’s two for the price of one:  a tax “reform” bill and an ACA repeal bill. That’s right.  Gutting the ACA is back.  This time it’s in the form of a repeal of the individual mandate … Continue reading

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Tax Cuts = Health Care Cuts

By Kayla Tarlton | Do not be fooled, the tax “reform” debate heating up in Congress is all about health care cuts. Tax cuts are part of a two-step budget process:  Cut taxes first, and then cut spending to make … Continue reading

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Estimated 77,500 people lose health care in the 2018-2019 state budget

By Rosana G. Ferraro | Governor Malloy has signed the budget and health care for low-income people took a huge hit. Who loses?  How many people are affected? There were various cuts to Medicaid / HUSKY that will leave many without … Continue reading

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Can You Believe We Are Fighting for Birth Control?

Guest Blog by Susan Yolen (VP Policy & Advocacy, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England) |  There’s no question that access to birth control — and all the economic and social progress it has helped deliver for women — is … Continue reading

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ACA Sabotage Part 2: Association Health Plans and Short-Term Insurance

By Kayla Tarlton | With full Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal having failed multiple times, President Trump seems more determined than ever to “kill” the law by sowing confusion and instability into the marketplace to drive premiums up and insurers out. … Continue reading

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How state budget proposals threaten health – AND WHAT YOU CAN DO!

Guest Blog by Jonathan Miller Can you afford to spend half your income on healthcare? If the State passes their current budget proposal, that’s what I’ll have to do. After years of working, I’m now disabled with a chronic condition … Continue reading

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ACA Sabotage Part 1: Cost-Sharing Reductions (CSRs)

By Kayla Tarlton The Trump administration’s ongoing attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ramped up last Thursday when two different actions were announced on Thursday October 12.  Today’s Trump Sabotage blog addresses one of those actions:   cutting off federal … Continue reading

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