Updates on health policy in Connecticut

Cost Cap underservice monitoring plan is very weak, puts people at risk

Download the report This week, the Office of Health Strategy (OHS) unveiled their plan to monitor for unintended consequences of ...
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CT Medicaid eligibility and service decisions benefit members but also the state budget

It may be counter-intuitive but, despite our high incomes, Connecticut’s generosity in eligibility and provider rates means the federal government ...
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CT suicide prevention planning to save lives

Like the rest of the nation, deaths by suicide were rising in Connecticut even before the pandemic, according to the ...
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Has MA’s cost cap worked? Should CT copy it?

Download the report The latest reports (here and here) on Massachusetts’s first-in-the-nation cost cap project raise questions about whether it ...
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CTNJ Op-Ed: Labels matter in healthcare, especially the misleading ones

The President was right – healthcare is complicated. There are lots of reasons, but a big one is language. What ...
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CT hospital uncompensated care below US average, varies between hospitals, no relation to profits

Read the report According to the state’s latest report, Connecticut hospitals provided totaled $806 million in uncompensated care last year, ...
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Public comments critical of OHS’s Cost Cap plan

Several comments submitted on the Office of Health Strategy’s plan to cap healthcare costs during the public comment period raised ...
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YNHH and New Haven clinics open primary care center, despite transportation barriers and higher costs for patients and the state

test On Monday, Yale New-Haven Health System with the Fairhaven and Cornell Scott Hill health centers announced the opening of ...
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CTNJ candidate questionnaire now online

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash Candidates’ answers to CT News Junkie’s questionnaire about policy issues facing Connecticut is now ...
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