Updates on health policy in Connecticut

ACA repeal, Medicaid, personalized medicine, and bioscience highlight at ERC Annual Meeting in Connecticut next month

Join CSG-ERC for our 2017 Annual Meeting and Policy Forum August 13 to 16 in Uncasville, CT. Health programming includes ...
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Sen. Blumenthal holding fifth hearing on ACA replacement bills

Friday at 2pm Senator Blumenthal will convene an emergency field hearing to collect input from Connecticut residents on current proposals ...
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Déjà vu at Medicaid Council meeting

Friday’s Medicaid Council meeting focused on the controversialPCMH+ shared savings program reminding many observers of years of rosy DSS presentations ...
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Quality challenges remain in CT Medicaid PCMHs

Also at Friday’s meeting, DSS reported on a selection of quality results from 2015, highlighting concerns. The results compared quality ...
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ICER seeks comment on Value Framework Changes for Ultra-Rare Condition Treatments

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review(ICER) has proposed adaptations to its value framework for very rare conditions. ICER is ...
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CT health provider capacity varies significantly

A new mapping and data tool from CMS allows web visitors to visualize the density of a range of health ...
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August CT Health Reform Dashboard – Medicaid concerns grow but continuing hope for drug costs

CT’s August Health Reform Dashboardremains mixed. Medicaid policy development and implementation remains mired in mistrust, rushing ahead without data, quality ...
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CT Medical Society standing up an HIE for the state

Miscommunication is blamed for thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in costs. One part of miscommunication involves providers not ...
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One in ten CT adults has high medical needs

Understanding high-need adults with complex conditions and their barriers to care are key to developing solutions that improve health and ...
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