Updates on health policy in Connecticut

Evidence that children with private or Medicaid coverage both at risk of low-value care

A new study finds that both Medicaid and privately insured children frequently receive healthcare services that do not improve health. ...
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CT is the second most expensive state for smokers

Smoking costs Connecticut smokers $2,447, 965 over a lifetime, behind only New York smokers, according to a new analysis by ...
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New report explains CT health disparities

Photo by Perry Grone on Unsplash Babies of black mothers in Connecticut are over four times more likely to die ...
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PCMH (no Plus) program continues to grow and improve care

At MAPOC’s Care Management Committee meeting Wednesday, the state provided the latest numbers from the successful Person-Centered Medical Home program. ...
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Help us improve consumer advocacy in Connecticut

Photo by Barn Images on Unsplash With support from the CT Health Foundation, the CT Health Policy Project is updating our online Health ...
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CTNJ Op-Ed: Connecting hospitals with community services is a good first step

It’s great that Connecticut hospitals are using technology to help busy providers connect patients with community services. Without basics like ...
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CT state budget spends less on Medicaid than other states, saving $209 million

The latest MACStats data release repeated trends from years ago but held a few new nuggets. Last July 857,415, or ...
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Five healthcare issues to follow in 2020

Photo by Jude Beck on Unsplash What Connecticut can do in an election year, with a tight budget, in an ...
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Good and bad news on childhood obesity in CT; What we can do about it

According to a new report, 11.5% of children ages 10 to 17 in our state are obese. That is far ...
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