For-profit Medicaid managed care plans provide less care according to study, Implications for return to capitation in HUSKY

By Ellen Andrews | June 6, 2008

A study published in Medical Care Research and Review in April found that access to health care is lower for…

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HUSKY/PCCM/Charter Oak update

By Ellen Andrews | May 18, 2008

At Friday’s Medicaid Managed Care Council meeting, DSS described plans to transition 337,181 HUSKY members from the current non-capitated, fee-for-service…

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HUSKY dental lawsuit is settled

By Ellen Andrews | May 16, 2008

Finally, some good news about HUSKY. After eight years, the state and legal aid attorneys have reached a settlement to…

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HUSKY, Charter Oak and other session updates

By Ellen Andrews | May 9, 2008

The General Assembly acted on very few health proposals this year. Some things that did pass: HB 5536 — Rep.…

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New report details questions and answers on implementing medical interpretation for CT Medicaid consumers

By Ellen Andrews | April 23, 2008

A new report, Medicaid Payments for Medical Interpreters: Implementation Questions and Recommended Action, commissioned by the CT Health Foundation lays…

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Eligibility income levels increase tomorrow

By Ellen Andrews | March 31, 2008

Many programs, including HUSKY and Medicaid, base eligibility determinations on the Federal Poverty Level – an antiquated mechanism, that shortchanges…

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Anthem not bidding on Charter Oak or HUSKY

By Ellen Andrews | March 26, 2008

Last week, Anthem sent a letter notifying DSS that they will not be submitting a bid for the joint HUSKY/Charter…

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Charter Oak update

By Ellen Andrews | March 19, 2008

HB-5617 – the “Charter Oak fix bill – passed the Human Services Committee yesterday with substitute language along party lines.…

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Human Services Committee passes bill delaying HUSKY HMO contracting and delinking from Charter Oak

By Ellen Andrews | March 13, 2008

Today the Human Services Committee passed a stripped down version of HB-5618, An Act Concerning Revisions to the HUSKY Plan.…

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