Updates on health policy in Connecticut

CTNJ: Advocates must inform consumers of risks when the state won’t

This week, independent advocates launched PCMHPlusFacts.org, a campaign to give HUSKY members balanced information about an experimental, new payment model expanding ...
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Advocates launch PCMHPlusFacts.org, giving HUSKY members balanced information on the controversial new program

Today, independent consumer advocates launched a website, PCMHPlusFacts.org, to explain the facts about HUSKY’s experimental, new payment plan to run ...
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Corrected: Opt-ing out of PCMH+ isn’t easy, and that’s not evidence that PCMH+ works

Correction – The notice sent to PCMH Plus consumers in December 2016 included the accurate phone number to  call to ...
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Healthcare Cabinet finalizes recommendations to control drug costs

At yesterday’s meeting, the state Healthcare Cabinet tweaked and finalized eight policy recommendations to lower prescription drug costs in Connecticut. ...
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Webinar on new HIE for Connecticut

For years, Connecticut providers and payers have been begging for a functional Health Information Exchange (HIE). An HIE allows providers ...
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Good news on Medicaid costs, but big problems with transportation

At Friday’s Medicaid Council meeting, DSS reported that per person costs in CT’s Medicaid program continue to provide relief to ...
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CTNJ: Poll says Healthcare, Insurance Costs Threaten Connecticut’s Standard of Living

Connecticut voters are worried about healthcare costs and don’t believe state government is doing enough, according to a new poll. ...
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Poll of CT voters finds healthcare/insurance costs threaten their standard of living, that CT doesn’t spend enough on Medicaid and healthcare

A new poll of Connecticut voters for SEIU finds 46% cite healthcare/insurance costs as a major problem they face in ...
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Medicaid Study Group recommendations to preserve, build on Medicaid success

Actions to protect Medicaid success long-term Connecticut Medicaid Study Group Since moving away from capitated managed care plans in 2012, ...
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