Updates on health policy in Connecticut

Medicaid will apply to cover supportive housing services

DSS announced at today’s Medicaid Council meeting that they will be expanding their collaboration with state housing resources. Medicaid’s supportive ...
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New PCMH + plans overlook past problems

Wednesday DSS and Mercer unveiled their thinking about plans for Wave 3 of PCMH Plus, Medicaid’s controversial shared savings program. ...
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CT ranks 5th among states in health system performance this year, up from 9th last year

Connecticut’s health system performs better than all but four other states, according to the latest Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard. We ...
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2019 Connecticut legislative session – what happened and what didn’t happen

Download the full report Connecticut’s General Assembly debated an unusually large number of health-related proposals this year. Some were new ...
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State budget deal restores coverage for 4,000 HUSKY parents, a move toward quality-based payments, and insurance protections

Policymakers have reached a $43 billion state budget deal to cover the next two fiscal years, on-time before the end ...
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Public option gone but good pieces remain

Negotiations over a public health insurance option in CT have broken down but other good parts of the deal remain. ...
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YNHH transportation plan for controversial primary care shift troubling, concerns remain

Monday, Yale-New Haven Health System answered the state’s eighth set of questions about their controversial application with the Hill Health ...
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CTNJ: Better Public Option Bill Looks to Bigger Picture

Rising health insurance costs are crushing Connecticut families and small businesses. From 2008 to 2014 deductibles in our state rose ...
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CT needs to step up public health to keep people out of medical care

Connecticut ranks 29th among states in per person funding from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to ...
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