July 29, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 29, 2014 10:19pm
July 28, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | July 28, 2014 3:00pm
Lawmakers in Congress reached a bipartisan agreement over the weekend for a bill approving billions in emergency funding to reform the struggling Veterans Affairs healthcare system, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday.
July 25, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 25, 2014 5:29am
Following the Newtown shootings, the General Assembly told Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz in 2013 to come up with plan to eliminate barriers to mental and behavioral health services for all children, regardless of whether they’re under DCF care. But a group of mothers on Thursday expressed concern that Katz may be ignoring their kids.
July 23, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 23, 2014 12:06pm
Access Health CT, Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, canceled its meetings in July and August, but in light of several significant issues, a Republican Senator is asking it to reconsider.
July 17, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 17, 2014 5:30am
July 16, 2014
by Wendell Potter | July 16, 2014 5:30am
Positive Or Negative, Publicity Seems To Be Increasing Awareness
It’s encouraging that something positive can come from something so unrelentingly negative.
Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010, its opponents have spent an estimated $450 million on political ads attacking the law, according to Kantar Media’s CMAG, which analyzes spending on advertising. Supporters have spent a tiny fraction of that amount. Kantar says opponents have outspent those who favor the law by 15 to 1.
Tags: Healthcare reform in the United States, Health, Presidency of Barack Obama, Politics, Healthcare in the United States, 111th United States Congress, Attack ad, Negative campaigning, Health insurance exchange, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Health insurance coverage in the United States, Wendell Potter
July 15, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 15, 2014 5:30am
State Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri was successful in getting the state Insurance Department to hold a public hearing on Anthem’s proposed 2015 rate increase, but it wasn’t until the last day of the public comment period in June that she learned ConnectiCare’s rate increase was higher than initially estimated.
Tags: Victoria Veltri, ConnectiCare, rate increase, exchange, dh
July 14, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 14, 2014 5:30am
July 11, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 11, 2014 5:30am
July 10, 2014
by Christine Stuart | July 10, 2014 5:30am