Comments on CT’s APCD policies and procedures

By Ellen Andrews | September 16, 2013

  In support of the enormous potential to promote and guide sensible health planning in CT, consumer advocates, the CT…

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Cabinet meeting update

By Ellen Andrews | September 11, 2013

  This month’s Cabinet meeting included updates on SIM, the insurance exchange and CT’s APCD. SIM leaders reported that with…

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June CT Health Policy Webquiz: CT’s All Payer Claims Database

By Ellen Andrews | June 3, 2013

  Test your knowledge of All Payer Claims Databases and what one could mean for Connecticut. Take the June CT…

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Geographic Variation in Health Care Spending

By Ellen Andrews | February 18, 2008

In a recent report, the Congressional Budget Office found that Medicare spending varies significantly by geographic region, even after controlling…

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Governor’s proposal to cut interpreters faces opposition

By Ellen Andrews | February 18, 2008

An article on ctnewsjunkie.com reports on Friday’s press conference by legislators opposing Governor Rell’s proposal to cut $4.7 million for…

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Two studies question cost effectiveness of prevention and treatment

By Ellen Andrews | February 15, 2008

A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine challenges the dogma that prevention always pays. This is especially…

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Over 40 million Americans missed needed health care services due to cost

By Ellen Andrews | February 6, 2008

18.6% of American adults did not receive needed medical care in 2005 because they could not afford it, according to…

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Policymaker Issue BriefNo. 42 — Connecticut hospitals had access to over $128 million in free bed funds in 2006

By Ellen Andrews | February 6, 2008

Free bed funds at Connecticut hospitals were up $5.3 million in 2006 over the year before. Yale-New Haven and Hartford…

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