Updates on health policy in Connecticut

Antibiotic prescribing down in CT but more needs to be done

Between 2010 and 2016, antibiotic prescriptions per person have declined 8% in CT, according to a report by the Blue ...
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CT ranks 3rd highest among states in high-deductible health plans

Analysis of new federal data by SHADAC finds that most people (59.3%) in CT covered by employer-sponsored health plans were ...
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President’s plan to end cost sharing payments would cost CT plans $7 million this year

An analysis by Avalere Health estimates that health plans in CT’s insurance exchange, Access Health CT, would lose $7 million ...
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New CT insurer report card online

CT’s best kept secret, the latest CT health insurer report card is out. Part of the managed care reform law ...
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CT Medicaid only state to earn A+ for access to HepC drugs

A new report finds that CT’s Medicaid program leads the US in access to new Hepatitis C medications. Hepatitis C ...
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CT gets a C for pre-term births

A new report highlights CT’s disappointing performance in reducing pre-term births and ensuring our state’s newest citizens have a healthy ...
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Nominations open for New England comparative effectiveness voting panel

The New England Comparative Effectiveness Public Advisory Council is seeking nominations for new members. New England CEPAC is a group ...
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November CT Health Reform Dashboard – status quo, again and again and again

  Like the last two months, November’s CT’s Health Reform Dashboardhas changed little. Growing and understandable mistrust remains at the ...
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CT trains lots of doctors but we don’t keep them

A new report on physician workforce finds that CT is a hub for training physicians, both medical school and residency ...
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