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Bristol Health Cares explores advocacy in CT healthcare

By Ellen Andrews | February 25, 2024

A recent episode of Bristol Health Cares features a conversation with Kurt Barwis, President and CEO of Bristol Health and…

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Webinar offers tools to improve prescribing

By Ellen Andrews | February 19, 2024

Download the slides and watch the webinar recording Connecticut, like other states, are struggling to improve appropriate prescribing while lowering…

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Connecticut health care coverage continues slow shift from private to public coverage

By Ellen Andrews | February 14, 2024

Download the report The latest numbers from the US Census on US health coverage in 2022 found that, as in…

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Analysis: Governor’s healthcare budget is a mixed bag

By Ellen Andrews | February 13, 2024

In his new budget proposal, Gov. Ned Lamont and his administration have continued their commitment to making healthcare in Connecticut…

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CT ranks ninth worst in ED wait times

By Ellen Andrews | February 4, 2024

A new analysis by Becker’s Hospital Review of CMS data finds that patients wait an average of 186 minutes to…

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Webinar: Improved prescribing through education and reporting

By Ellen Andrews | February 2, 2024

Connecticut providers and payers are struggling to find ways to address prescription costs and the quality of prescribing. Hear how…

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Making it work: Connecting medical and social care in Waterbury

By Ellen Andrews | January 25, 2024

As healthcare costs skyrocket, policymakers are searching for ways to improve the social drivers of poor health with little success.…

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CT smoking costs total $4.9 million over a lifetime

By Ellen Andrews | January 17, 2024

A new analysis by Nerd Wallet finds that smokers in Connecticut cost an extra $4.9 million over a lifetime or…

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Comments on Medicaid maternity bundle plans

By Ellen Andrews | January 10, 2024

DSS is planning to move Medicaid payments for maternity services to a per-person bundle from the current fee-for-service arrangement. They…

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