Updates on health policy in Connecticut

Medicaid update: Quality improving but lots of work to do

Friday’s Medicaid Council meeting focused on quality performance in the program. The good news – ED visits and readmissions continue ...
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Comments to DSS opposing increase in PCMH Plus funding for program that didn’t improve quality and increased state costs

Read the full comments Thank you for this opportunity to oppose this amendment to add an additional $600,000 to the ...
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CTNJ policy series starts Jan. 16 with state budget

CT News Junkie is launching Let’s Talk, a new policy forum series, to explore complex challenges facing Connecticut. The series ...
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Weak answers to state’s second set of questions about YNHH primary care plan for New Haven

Yesterday, Yale-New Haven submitted answers to the state’s second set of questions about their controversial plan to shift care for ...
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CTNJ: Public Health has a Free Rider Problem

Public health is the best deal on the planet. Connecticut spends only $29 per person, less than most states, on ...
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CT up to third healthiest state this year

According to America’s Health Ranking, Connecticut is the third healthiest state in the union this year, up from fifth last ...
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PCMH Plus Year 1 Performance and Savings Results: Increased state costs but little evidence of impact on quality

Read the full report This month, Connecticut Medicaid announced the first year performance of PCMH Plus[1], their controversial new shared ...
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New data mapping tool gives changes in uninsured rates by CT town

The CT Data Collaborative has entered new Census data into a mapping tool that gives, among other metrics, the percent ...
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YNHH, clinics respond to state questions on primary care plan

Yesterday Yale-New Haven Hospital responded to questions from the state prompted by community and advocate concerns at a recent public ...
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