April 6, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2017 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut hospital executives and caregivers made what seems to have become an annual pilgrimage to the state Capitol Wednesday to oppose the state’s proposed reimbursement structure and a potential new property tax on state hospitals.
March 24, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 24, 2017 5:12pm
HARTFORD, CT — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who was on MSNBC Friday afternoon as news broke about the decision to repeal the Republican healthcare bill, said he thinks this was a “good day for America.”
by Dustin Volz and David Lawder, Reuters | March 24, 2017 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republicans in Congress lacked the votes needed for passage of their U.S. healthcare system overhaul and a key committee chairman came out in opposition after Donald Trump demanded a vote on Friday in a gamble that could hobble his presidency. As a result, shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republican replacement plan from the House floor.
by Sarah Darer Littman | March 24, 2017 9:00am
March 20, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 20, 2017 12:00pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With a possible House vote this week on Republican’s plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, Connecticut’s Medicaid providers, advocates, and consumers are making a last-ditch effort to call for changes to the American Health Care Act.
March 17, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 17, 2017 11:30am
WEST HAVEN, CT — U.S. Sens Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal are co-sponsors of new legislation that would place a fee on opioid ingredients to fund expansion of substance abuse treatment.
March 16, 2017
by Jack Kramer | March 16, 2017 4:00pm
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Thursday called on President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans to “abandon the trainwreck of their health care bill” and instead work with Democrats to fix flaws in the Affordable Care Act.
March 9, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2017 6:30am
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation are criticizing a Republican proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with the American Health Care Act.
March 6, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 6, 2017 6:30am
HARTFORD, CT — When they passed legislation last year, lawmakers thought that insurance companies would be responsible for covering the cost of 3D mammography, also known as tomosynthesis.
March 2, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2017 4:52pm
HARTFORD, CT — The president of one of the largest taxi cab companies in Connecticut told the legislature’s Insurance and Real Estate Committee Thursday that the taxi industry “is very near extinction.”