CTNJ: Covered Connecticut is a good start, but needs tending

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Policymakers were challenged this year to find an answer to voters’ demands for affordable healthcare coverage options. Both leading legislative proposals, a public health insurance option and restoring previous cuts to HUSKY parent coverage, had drawbacks and neither passed. The administration, together with the insurance industry, developed an alternative behind closed doors that did pass. That alternative, Covered Connecticut, has advantages over the other two, but raises different concerns. Read more