Updates on health policy in Connecticut

Sen. Blumenthal holds third hearing on Senate ACA repeal bill

In response to public concerns, Sen. Richard Blumenthal will hold a third emergency field hearing on the Senate’s Better Care ...
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Pervasive uncertainty affects CT Health Reform Dashboard

July’s CT Health Reform Dashboard reflects growing uncertainty at the state and federal levels. If passed, Congressional proposals to replace ...
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Lowest wage workers least likely to be offered health benefits at work

  Only 22% of Americas earning the lowest ten percent of wages are offered medical benefits by their employer, according ...
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ACA repeal, Medicaid, personalized medicine, and bioscience highlight at ERC Annual Meeting in Connecticut next month

Join CSG-ERC for our 2017 Annual Meeting and Policy Forum August 13 to 16 in Uncasville, CT. Health programming includes ...
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Sen. Blumenthal holding fifth hearing on ACA replacement bills

Friday at 2pm Senator Blumenthal will convene an emergency field hearing to collect input from Connecticut residents on current proposals ...
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Déjà vu at Medicaid Council meeting

Friday’s Medicaid Council meeting focused on the controversialPCMH+ shared savings program reminding many observers of years of rosy DSS presentations ...
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Quality challenges remain in CT Medicaid PCMHs

Also at Friday’s meeting, DSS reported on a selection of quality results from 2015, highlighting concerns. The results compared quality ...
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ICER seeks comment on Value Framework Changes for Ultra-Rare Condition Treatments

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review(ICER) has proposed adaptations to its value framework for very rare conditions. ICER is ...
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CT health provider capacity varies significantly

A new mapping and data tool from CMS allows web visitors to visualize the density of a range of health ...
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