Updates on health policy in Connecticut

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Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash Almost one in six Connecticut children are food insecure and the number of state ...
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Cost cap update – possible easing on growth cap but primary care target proves difficult

In response to concerns from many sources about potential harm to people, the Office of Health Strategy (OHS) is considering ...
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One in three CT residents reported anxiety or depressive symptoms in June

Since the pandemic started, more people are reporting symptoms of mental illness. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 19% of ...
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Study finds PCMHs cost less, fewer ED visits than ACOs

A new analysis finds that total healthcare costs and ED visits are significantly lower for adult patients of Patient-Centered Medical ...
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Half of current COVID hospital admissions are Medicaid members

Connecticut Medicaid has taken a serious hit from COVID. At Friday’s Medical Assistance Program Oversight Council meeting, we learned that ...
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Fact Check: Are primary care doctors underpaid?

Download the Fact Check A statement was made in a recent Connecticut state public meeting that primary care physicians are ...
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Unique hospital ranking includes community and value of care with traditional quality metrics

The Lown Institute now ranks hospitals on 53 metrics that impact both individuals and communities. Typical hospital rankings consider only ...
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Improve health policymaking — Nominate a claim for fact checking

Photo by Lukas from Pexels In Connecticut state policymaking committee meetings, advocates routinely hear questionable claims stated as facts. Often ...
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CTNJ: For a better post-COVID policy process, CT needs to abolish all committees

I couldn’t agree more with my advocacy friends who called on the legislature to open public hearings to online participation. ...
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