Updates on health policy in Connecticut

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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Lidocaine patch leads CT Medicaid drug spending

According to the latest data visualization from 46brooklyn, CT’s Medicaid program is spending a lot on lidocaine patches. Lidocaine is ...
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Rash of New Haven overdoses the latest in a growing CT problem

The New Haven Register is reporting that there’ve been 80 overdoses on the Green in the last two days.  Two ...
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No CT hospitals make US News 2018 Honor Roll

No Connecticut hospital made US News’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll or their Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll this year.  Four ...
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Good news – FDA committee reviewing lots more antibiotics

The best news from this week’s FDA Anti-Microbial Advisory Committee meeting was that there are a lot of meetings. A ...
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CTNJ: Capitation vs. fee for service: Which team are you on?

is a sharp divide within Connecticut’s healthcare community over how to pay for care that’s as fervent as the Yankees ...
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New site compares Medicaid drug prices across states and overall drug price trends

There is a lot of drug pricing data available publicly but it is hard to synthesize. 46brooklyn has solved this ...
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Connecticut Medicare ACOs overspent by $45 million in 2016

Data from CMS show that in 2016 Connecticut’s Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) together spent $45 million more on care for ...
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Two thirds of CT residents prioritize healthcare for their vote

The newest survey by InformCT found that 63% of state residents cited healthcare as the leading issue in their vote ...
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