CT Health Reform

SustiNet advisory committee and task force reports posted

By Ellen Andrews | July 2, 2010

The final reports of the five SustiNet advisory committees on patient-centered medical homes, health information technology, prevention, quality and providers,…

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Immediate impact of national health reform for CT

By Ellen Andrews | June 10, 2010

The White House has developed a list of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act to CT this year. The…

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SustiNet 60 day report released

By Ellen Andrews | May 28, 2010

Yesterday the SustiNet Board released their report to the General Assembly on how Connecticut’s 2009 health reform law fits with…

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Rell administration will not challenge national health reform law

By Ellen Andrews | May 4, 2010

At yesterday’s Health Reform Cabinet meeting, the Rell administration announced that they will not join twelve other states in a…

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Governor interested in creating a CT high risk pool

By Ellen Andrews | May 1, 2010

Among other things, national health reform gives states an opportunity to create an insurance pool for people with pre-existing conditions.…

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$50 million health coverage opportunity for CT from national health reform

By Ellen Andrews | April 28, 2010

CT can access $50 million in federal funds to cover state residents with pre-existing conditions until 2014 when insurers will…

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SustiNet medical home committee making progress

By Ellen Andrews | April 26, 2010

At last week’s SustiNet Patient-Centered Medical Home committee meeting we heard about medical home initiatives in the two programs that…

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Webinar: National Health Reform and What it Means for CT

By Ellen Andrews | April 1, 2010

The video and slides from today’s webinar with Rep. Joe Courtney, Congressman from CT’s 2nd district, are posted at http://www.cthealthpolicy.org/webinars.

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If national health reform happens, how will it affect CT?

By Ellen Andrews | January 19, 2010

Passage of a national health reform bill appears uncertain. However under any scenario, if it happens, Medicaid will expand significantly.…

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