Study finds only two thirds of CT patients getting primary care, 11th worst in US

By Ellen Andrews | March 26, 2023

Download the report A new study by Fair Health found that of Connecticut patients who had a medical visit from…

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CT low wage workers pay more but get less health benefits

By Ellen Andrews | March 25, 2023

Download the data Download the brief Connecticut workers with the least resources are charged more for less, when they are…

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Analysis: Are Connecticut Hospitals Losing Money? It Depends

By Ellen Andrews | March 22, 2023

 Our state’s hospitals are hemorrhaging money according to the Connecticut Hospital Association. They report losses of $164 million last year.…

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New standards to include health equity lens in effectiveness, fair pricing analyses

By Ellen Andrews | March 15, 2023

There is a growing consensus that healthcare systems can, unintentionally, exacerbate health disparities for underserved communities. There is a special…

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Insurance Committee passes bills prohibiting anti-competitive health system practices

By Ellen Andrews | March 14, 2023

This morning, the Insurance and Real Estate Committee approved two bills that  prohibit huge healthcare systems from using their monopoly…

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Healthcare breaches reach new high — affecting Members of Congress and over 70,000 in CT

By Ellen Andrews | March 9, 2023

Over 385 million US patient records were breached between 2010 and last year, including 70,340 Connecticut patient records. Those are…

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CT Medicaid costs stable but hospital spending needs monitoring

By Ellen Andrews | March 4, 2023

Download the report Sources below Connecticut Medicaid per member costs are stable and growing slower than other states. CT Medicaid…

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Legislators hear voices calling for consolidation protections to lower healthcare costs

By Ellen Andrews | February 22, 2023

Download our testimony Yesterday’s public hearing testimony was largely supportive of two bills to prohibit anti-competitive clauses in hospital system…

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Insurance committee to hear bills that mitigate consolidation and lower healthcare costs

By Ellen Andrews | February 17, 2023

Download our testimony One of the main drivers of Connecticut’s rising healthcare costs is consolidation in the healthcare market, making…

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