Tag Archives: Rx prices

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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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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Important First Step on Prescription Drug Affordability

By Jill Zorn More and more people in Connecticut can’t afford their prescriptions.  That’s why it was great news when a bill aimed at lowering prescription drug costs for consumers, SB 445, was signed into law by Governor Malloy on … Continue reading

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THANK YOU! Your action made change in Hartford!

VICTORIES FOR HEALTH CARE AT THE CAPITOL! THANK YOU TO ALL WHO TOOK ACTION! THANK YOU to all of you who called, emailed, shared alerts and posts, and worked to support important people-centered/pro-consumer health care bills this session. Here are some important … Continue reading

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TODAY: Tell your state rep to stand up for health care!

We need the House to act on three bills by 11:59pm on Wednesday, June 7! These three pro-consumer bills have passed the Senate.  Now we need the House to pass them without amendment. More on the bills below – here’s … Continue reading

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We can’t wait! Take action against high Rx costs!

Time is running out for the CT House of Representatives to pass important health care consumer protections! Tell your State Representative and House Leadership to act this week! Last week the Senate passed a bill, Senate Bill 445, that protects … Continue reading

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#Fight4Better is What We Need

By Lynne Ide Here we are in week three of the legislative session in Hartford.  What is going to happen with health care? All eyes have been focused on Washington, D.C. and the health care agendas put forth by President … Continue reading

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