Updates on health policy in Connecticut

Public Option Forum – high expectations, big challenges

Legislators were warned that ideas that sound simple are rarely that easy at last week’s forum on building a public ...
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CTNJ Public Policy Forum: Would a Public Option Help Connecticut?

The second CT News Junkie Public Policy Forum will be next Thursday, Feb. 21st at 10 am in Capitol Room ...
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CT Medicaid’s managed fee-for-service model saved $300 million last year

Updated 2/19/2019 We got very good news on Medicaid spending, again, at last week’s MAPOC meeting. Per member costs were ...
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More concerns about YNHH, community health center plans for New Haven primary care

Updated 11:30 am A letter from the City of New Haven’s Department of Services for Persons with Disabilities to the ...
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State closes the record on risky YNHH, CHC plans for New Haven primary care

Friday, the Office of Health Strategy closed the record on Yale New-Haven’s application to shift care for 28,500 mainly low-income ...
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Mixed results from great study on Medicaid behavioral health interventions

Yesterday’s MAPOC Complex Care Committee meeting focused on results of an adult high behavioral health need member initiative by Beacon, ...
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Medicaid update: Quality improving but lots of work to do

Friday’s Medicaid Council meeting focused on quality performance in the program. The good news – ED visits and readmissions continue ...
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Comments to DSS opposing increase in PCMH Plus funding for program that didn’t improve quality and increased state costs

Read the full comments Thank you for this opportunity to oppose this amendment to add an additional $600,000 to the ...
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CTNJ policy series starts Jan. 16 with state budget

CT News Junkie is launching Let’s Talk, a new policy forum series, to explore complex challenges facing Connecticut. The series ...
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