Updates on health policy in Connecticut

CSG, ERC pass resolutions to preserve Medicaid state-federal partnership

At our meetings in Virginia last week, both the Nationaland Eastern Region Council of State Governments passed resolutions urging federal ...
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CT among highest states in opioid-related hospital visits but rising more slowly than most states

In 2014, Connecticut’s per capita rate of opioid-related ED visits was 37% higher than the national average and our inpatient ...
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Help build trust in CT health policymaking – take a quick survey

Health reform offers Connecticut exciting opportunities to improve our troubled health care systems, but also daunting challenges. In several health ...
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ICD-10 holiday fun from STAT News

Holiday humor from STAT News includes a piece outlining ICD-10 medical codes for typical holiday health problems. If you’re looking ...
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Dashboard update reflects deep uncertainty at state and federal levels

January’s CT Health Reform Dashboard update reflects CT’s changing health care landscape. Uncertainty is fueled by a significant state budget ...
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CT hospital Medicare hospital-acquired condition penalties much higher than US average for third year in a row

Next year fourteen of Connecticut’s 31 hospitals will be penalized by Medicare for poor rates of potentially avoidable complications, according ...
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CT ranks third among states in health this year, up from sixth from last year

This year’s America’s Health Rankings finds that overall Connecticut residents are healthier than all but two other states. We benefit ...
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Help Connecticut health policymaking with our trust issues – take a quick survey

For decades Connecticut has struggled with reforming our broken health care system. In several health policy circles, a lack of ...
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Busting Medicaid spending myths

Despite best efforts by legislators, advocates, and state officials, persistent myths remain about the success of Connecticut’s Medicaid program. It’s ...
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