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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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Op-Ed: HUSKY coverage for immigrants is the right, and the smart, thing to do

By Ellen Andrews | February 17, 2023

Immigrants, in Connecticut and across the US, are the most likely population to be uninsured. These are our workers, neighbors,…

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Op-Ed: Things to like in the Governor’s budget proposal

By Ellen Andrews | February 9, 2023

This is new for me and I may be alone, but I found a lot to like in the Governor’s…

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Analysis: Life Saving Innovation at Alarming Prices

By Ellen Andrews | January 25, 2023

We do scientific innovation very well. New therapies — from anesthesia in 1850, antibiotics in 1928, organ transplants in 1960,…

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Screenings catch only 13% of Connecticut cancers

By Ellen Andrews | January 9, 2023

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Connecticut. While early detection is key to improving survival, only four…

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Updated Advocacy Toolbox: How to make a difference, where to start, and how to get there

By Ellen Andrews | January 3, 2023

Just in time for the legislative session starting today, we’ve updated our CT Health Policy Advocacy Toolbox to help with…

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Update: Policy options to support competition and control healthcare prices

By Ellen Andrews | December 26, 2022

Download the fact sheet Download the updated resource list Healthcare service prices are the main driver of Connecticut’s rising health…

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CTNJ op-ed: Health insurance affordability review is good, but it’s no silver bullet

By Ellen Andrews | December 6, 2022

A movement to include affordability in the Insurance Department’s review of health insurance premiums is gaining champions. That’s a good…

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