Updates on health policy in Connecticut

More questions for YNHH about controversial primary care proposal

Yesterday, the state Office of Health Strategy sent their eighth set of questions about the controversial application of Yale-New Haven ...
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What We’re Reading

Pharma lobbyists flooded Maryland to block a drug-pricing bill. Opponents pushed back – and won. STAT – The story behind ...
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SIM primary care capitation proposal gets another tepid reception

This week, SIM presented to the Healthcare Cabinet their proposal to capitate primary care, initially for Medicare members, but eventually ...
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YNHH answers latest questions about controversial primary care proposal

Monday Yale-New Haven Health System and their community health center partners answered the latest set of questions from the state ...
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PCMH+ update: discussions ongoing to fix problems

At yesterday’s MAPOC Care Management Committee meeting, DSS and Mercer reported on their plans for PCMH+, the controversial shared savings ...
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CT needs to monitor ACOs

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are a growing part of CT’s healthcare landscape. But if you’ve never heard of them, you’re ...
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CTNJ: ACOs may be the new HMOs, And they need a watchdog

Care for a growing number of Connecticut residents is being directed by an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and very few ...
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What We’re Reading this week

Welcome to What We’re Reading -- our new feature at CT Health Notes. We’ll include links to background, updates and ...
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Despite concerns, Medicaid buy-in study bill is voted out of committee

While testimony supporting the concept has fallen since last year’s version, on a party-line vote the Human Services Committee voted ...
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