Updates on health policy in Connecticut

CTNJ: Healthcare questions for Connecticut’s Next Governor

How will Connecticut’s next governor fix the state’s healthcare system? It’s a big job but they will have a lot ...
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Updated data from DSS call center – wait times are 107 and 105 minutes, not 2 minutes

In response to a Freedom of Information request, advocates learned last week that 56% of callers waiting to talk to ...
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ACA Medicaid expansion benefits to CT include fewer uninsured, lower ED use, access to behavioral healthcare

A new analysis by the CT Health Foundation outlines the “unqualified success” of CT’s HUSKY expansion. In 2010 CT was ...
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Medicaid missing data concerns

Friday’s Medicaid Council meeting focused on concerns with Veyo, the state’s new transportation contractor, and DSS operations performance, especially ongoing ...
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Working parents can keep HUSKY coverage

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA The consensus state budget passed late yesterday includes full restoration of eligibility for current HUSKY parents. ...
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Calls needed to save healthcare for 13,000 working parents

Unless legislators act soon, 13,000 working parents will lose HUSKY coverage this coming January 1st. Sally Grossman, one of those ...
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State Scorecard finds CT does fairly well, but poorly in Avoidable Hospital Use and Cost

The latest Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard finds CT’s performance across our health system ninth among states, unchanged from last year. ...
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Births to very young girls declining, CT rate low but towns vary

A new CDC analysis finds that births to girls ages 10 to 14 reached a record low in 2015 and ...
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Health Policy undergrad class resources online

The most recent slides, assignments, and syllabus, including reading list, for an undergraduate course in health policy are online. There ...
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