CTNJ: CT needs to focus on real health reform
Connecticut insurance premiums were the sixth highest among states for both individual and family coverage in 2019. Making healthcare more affordable was the drumbeat from voters last year. But CT policymakers have responded with weak options that kick the can down the road.
Controlling the drivers of health costs is advanced placement politics. Powerful industries in Connecticut profit from the status quo. The pandemic made it harder to hold hospitals and vaccine makers accountable. But the longer we wait to face facts, the worse the problem gets. Read more