Updates on health policy in Connecticut

Medicaid update: LTSS working to keep people out of nursing homes, hospitals

Friday’s Medicaid Council meeting focused on rebalancing long term services and supports allowing more members to stay at home, if ...
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CTNJ: CT uninsured rate up, especially for higher income households

New Census data on the uninsured is always a big event for policy types. This year most expected the numbers ...
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Another reason to be glad HUSKY fired managed care

New favorite quote – “If you have a dumb incentive system, you get dumb outcomes.” Charlie Munger, quoted by 46brooklyn ...
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CT hospital readmission penalties up for next year

Next year, Medicare will penalize CT hospitals by an average of 0.74% in readmission penalties and all CT hospitals will ...
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Medicaid update: Enrollment numbers coming finally, highlighting progress

Friday’s Medicaid Council meeting focused on enrollment numbers and reviewing achievements in the program. DSS outlined challenges that have delayed ...
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Connecticut’s uninsured rate up, reversing four-year trend

New numbers from the US Census Bureau report that 194,000 or 5.5% of Connecticut residents were uninsured last year. That ...
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CT uninsured numbers up breaking four year trend

The US Census estimates that last year 194,000 CT residents, 5.5% of us, were uninsured according to data released today. ...
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CTNJ op-ed: Health disparities are real and new payment schemes are probably making them worse

Connecticut is a very healthy place; we rank fifth healthiest among states. But not all state residents share in that ...
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CT excels at getting Medicaid-eligible families enrolled

A new study finds that 96.3% of CT children eligible for HUSKY participated in the program in 2016; we are ...
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