Tag Archives: ProtectOurCareCT

Restore Medicaid event re-energizes advocates at the Capitol

By Rosana G. Ferraro | On a warm Wednesday afternoon, Medicaid advocates from different organizations came together ahead of a public hearing at the Capitol to fight back against cuts to Medicaid programs in the state budget. In the 2018-2019 … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Restoring Medicaid Coverage Event

RESTORING MEDICAID COVERAGE EVENT Wednesday, February 21st 4pm: Legislative Briefing & Action Strategy, Capitol, Room 310 (map) 6pm: Appropriations Public Hearing, Legislative Office Building, Room 2C (map) Parking: You can park in the Legislative Office Building Garage (map).  If the main … 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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ACTION ALERT: Medicaid cuts still threatening coverage for CT residents

We’ve been keeping you in the loop regarding Medicaid cuts in the state budget, and opportunities to fight back against these devastating cuts. The cut that has gotten a lot of attention is the Medicare Savings Program cut. We let … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Rally to Reverse Medicaid Cuts

THIS THURSDAY December 14, 2017 3:00pm to 4:00pm Legislative Office Building Room 2C 300 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT

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ACTION ALERT: Call Your Legislators About Cuts Impacting Low-Income Elderly & People With Disabilities

We’ve written about the Medicare Savings Program (MSP) cut (one of the various cuts to Medicaid in the 2018-2019 state budget).  The MSP cut will affect an estimated 113,000 low-income elderly and people with disabilities. The cut has garnered press coverage … Continue reading

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Advocates Call for Action to Protect Consumers in Insurer/Hospital Disputes

In response to the recent stalemate between Anthem and Hartford HealthCare, legislators held an informational hearing to explore options for legislative action in 2018. “This situation that happened this fall is the direct result of increased consolidation in the [health … Continue reading

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