CT Health Reform

New data finds CT obesity rates grew by 25% from 2011 to 2022

By Ellen Andrews | October 2, 2023

Download the brief New data from the CDC finds that three in ten Connecticut adults (30.6%) were obese last year,…

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Analysis: Private Equity’s CT Hospital Mess Comes As No Surprise

By Ellen Andrews | September 29, 2023

Yale-New Haven’s plan to buy three hospitals owned by Prospect Medical Holdings, a troubled private equity group, is reportedly on…

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Healthcare for CT residents with developmental disabilities speaker series – Webinar #2

By Ellen Andrews | September 25, 2023

Following up on the first webinar  with national experts on healthcare access for people with developmental disabilities, the second webinar…

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CT primary care redesign: What the evidence says

By Ellen Andrews | September 12, 2023

Early in 2023, Connecticut’s Department of Social Services (DSS) embarked on an ambitious planning process to make significant changes to…

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CT Healthcare Explained — what’s next?

By Ellen Andrews | August 31, 2023

Hopefully, you’ve found our short Sunday Health Policy Minute emails informative and helpful. This is just the beginning of CT…

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Healthcare access for CT residents with developmental disabilities Speaker Series

By Ellen Andrews | August 30, 2023

About 45,000 Connecticut residents have a developmental disability. Compared to Americans without disabilities, adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities are…

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Analysis: Bristol Hospital VP Says Unfair Practices Are Leading to a Nurse Shortage For Independent Hospitals

By Ellen Andrews | August 17, 2023

Healthcare is expensive in Connecticut. The shortage of nurses is a prime driver of those rising costs. Nursing is hard…

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Analysis: CT State Employee Health Plan Tied for Richest in US

By Ellen Andrews | July 25, 2023

Last year, Connecticut’s health plan for current state employees and their dependents covered 98% of the costs of that care,…

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Analysis: Limiting the Metrics We Use to Track Healthcare is Cheating

By Ellen Andrews | July 7, 2023

The quality of healthcare in Connecticut is average at best. There is a strong consensus that provider payments should be…

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