Charter Oak update

By Ellen Andrews | May 6, 2008

Last night, the House passed a stripped down version of the Charter Oak fix bill, 5617, leaving only mental health…

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DPH launches on-line health personal health assessment tool

By Ellen Andrews | May 5, 2008

DPH has launched a very useful Protective Health Assessment Tool on their website. The site takes you through a variety…

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Health First Authority Update

By Ellen Andrews | May 3, 2008

After eight months, the Health First Authority is getting to consider some options to cover CT’s uninsured. Five options to…

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May Web Quiz

By Ellen Andrews | May 1, 2008

Test your knowledge of the quality of CT’s health care. Take the May CT Health Policy Project Web Quiz.

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A Haven in the City

By Ellen Andrews | April 30, 2008

An article in the Yale Journal of Public Health describes HAVEN, a Saturday morning free primary care clinic providing care…

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CT family premiums grew by 21% from 2001 to 2005; median income grew by 2.4%

By Ellen Andrews | April 29, 2008

A new report explains why CT families are feeling like they are moving backward. “Squeezed: How Costs for Insuring Families…

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Highlights from CT Health Notes

By Ellen Andrews | April 28, 2008

Thursday’s issue of CT Health Notes, our biweekly list serv, includesAging baby boomers intensify looming health care workforce shortage —…

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Donaghue Foundation Annual Meeting & Conference

By Ellen Andrews | April 25, 2008

Wednesday, I went to the Donaghue Foundation Annual Meeting and Conference. The Donaghue Foundation was established to “promote medical knowledge…

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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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