Updates on health policy in Connecticut

OHS committee considers how to sell the Cost Cap to stakeholders

Last week’s meeting of the Office of Healthcare Strategy’s Cost Cap committee, as they are wrapping up the project design, ...
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COVID hit Medicaid hard

Medicaid members were about 33% more likely to be diagnosed with COVID than other Connecticut residents, according to CHNCT’s presentation ...
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Updated Advocacy Toolbox: How to make a difference, where to start, and how to get there

Healthcare policymaking in CT can be complex and frustrating. But you’re not alone and there is help. With generous support ...
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Book Club — The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone’s Mind

By Jonah Berger There are lots of books on persuasion. Most don’t add much to the last one. But The ...
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Half of Americans concerned about bankruptcy from a health event

A new Gallup poll from July finds that 50% of Americans were concerned that a health event in their household ...
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CT Mirror: The state should lower healthcare costs without risking our health

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash Opinion from Kathy Flaherty: As Executive Director of the CT Legal Rights Project, an ...
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National survey of healthcare executives finds population-based/capitated payment models are rare and aren’t growing

The latest survey of 500 US healthcare executives by the Numeroff & Associates finds that only 10% of revenue is ...
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Cost cap committee excludes patients’ provider choices from primary care spending increase

On Thursday, the main committee convened by the Office of Health Strategy (OHS) met to continue their work to set ...
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One in three CT residents is anxious and/or depressed

The good news is that the rate of Connecticut residents reporting symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder is down some ...
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