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Book Club: Think Again

By Ellen Andrews | April 29, 2022

You have to read Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know by Adam Grant. We all think…

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Good News — Senate passed SB-416 to lower healthcare prices

By Ellen Andrews | April 15, 2022

On Wednesday, the Senate voted 29 to 4 to pass SB-416, An Act Promoting Competition in Contracts Between Health Carriers…

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Book Club: The Long Fix

By Ellen Andrews | April 12, 2022

I’ve been avoiding reading The Long Fix: Solving America’s Health Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone by Vivian Lee.…

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Why is healthcare like this?

By Ellen Andrews | April 4, 2022

Healthcare is complicated. It often doesn’t make sense – to consumers, patients, students, policymakers, providers, administrators, and everyone else. The…

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COVID’s lessons — and what we can do about them

By Ellen Andrews | March 28, 2022

COVID exposed Connecticut’s underlying health disparities to new audiences, receiving a lot of public attention. But what have we learned?…

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Legislators hear diverse voices favoring competition to control healthcare costs

By Ellen Andrews | March 21, 2022

Update 3/22/2022 — SB-416 passed the Insurance and Real Estate Committee unanimously. Twenty-one organizations and state residents testified in favor…

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Insurance committee to hear bill to mitigate consolidation and lower healthcare costs

By Ellen Andrews | March 11, 2022

Download our testimony One of the main drivers of Connecticut’s rising healthcare costs is consolidation in the healthcare market, making…

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CTNJ op-ed: Governor’s plan to lower healthcare costs — what’s in and what’s missing

By Ellen Andrews | February 15, 2022

It’s an election year and voters want relief with healthcare costs and insurance premiums. Governor Lamont has proposed a slate…

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CTNJ Op-ED: How much do CT hospitals spend on administration? No one knows

By Ellen Andrews | February 11, 2022

There’s a growing consensus that hospital prices are the main driver of rising healthcare costs and insurance premiums in Connecticut.…

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