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CT health care open enrollment draws record numbers, …

WEBLeaders at Connecticut’s Affordable Care Act exchange reported a record number of sign-ups for health plans during the open enrollment period that ended …

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CT open enrollment: How to sign up for health insurance

WEBEnrollment can be done online at AccessHealthCT.com or by calling 855-805-4325. The call center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and …

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WEBStories about health care access and affordability in CT, as well as abortion, COVID, health equity and disparities, health system planning and more.

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Standoff between New Haven, activists escalates over tiny …

WEBIt marked the latest in a revived and escalating standoff between the Elicker administration and an unhoused activist crew over six prefabricated single-room shelters, each under …

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Wide-ranging health care bill gets final approval from CT …

WEBThe House gave final passage Monday to a wide-ranging health care bill that would add protections for home care workers, boost preparedness for cyberattacks at medical …

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CT's new health commissioner confronts COVID and more …

WEBJuthani hopes her keen listening skills and discerning nature will be strengths as she dives into her new role as commissioner of the state’s Department of Public Health, a 682 …

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CT elder care reform bill passes House

WEBHouse passes broad bill overhauling aspects of elder care sector. Rep. Jane Garibay, D-Windsor, speaks in favor of H.B. 5001, which would impose a series of reforms to …

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CT to issue decision on Prospect hospitals deal as talks …

WEBCT to issue decision on Prospect hospital deal as talks with Yale Health break down. by Jenna Carlesso and Dave Altimari October 17, 2023 @ 9:21 pm. Waterbury Hospital is …

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Gov. Lamont proposes $160 million for new mental health …

WEBNew psychiatric beds and other services for children spearheaded a list of mental health investments in the $24.2 billion budget Gov. Ned Lamont unveiled Wednesday. The …

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CT legislators aim to curb private equity investment in …

WEBLawmakers considered testimony regarding a handful of bills this week aimed at regulating private equity ownership of health care facilities, which, in some cases, has led to …

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The reality of CT’s mental health system, past and present

WEBThe reality both in the past and present is they need to warehouse and isolate a population to ensure employment and retirement at six-figure levels. In a 2007 Department of …

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UConn Health seeking a private partner for financial sustainability

WEBUConn Health took the next necessary step in pursuing a public-private partnership on Monday by releasing a “Solicitation of Interest” letter nationally. The letter is a request …

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What if a local hospital goes broke

WEBIn October, as Gov. Ned Lamont was preparing to meet with state officials about a pending deal for Yale New Haven Health to purchase three troubled hospitals owned by Prospect …

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PODCAST: Immigrant doctors could offer worker shortage solution

WEBThe other option is an H1-B visa. And that is not unique to physicians. This is an employer-sponsored visa for people to come to the U.S. So, for example, you know how a big …

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2nd Retreat Behavioral Health exec dies; employees, patients …

WEBRetreat Behavioral Health’s facilities in three different states, including Connecticut, appear to be closed indefinitely — amidst a $17 million foreclosure lawsuit in Florida, and the …

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CT gave Prospect Medical $12M tax cut but provided few details

WEBThe hospital group neglected to pay the state its share of what is known as the health provider tax or hospital user fee, which requires hospitals, nursing homes and other …

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UConn Health has options to address financial woes, report says

WEBIn 2014, state funding covered 27% of the health center’s annual budget. Ten years later it represents just 13.3%. UConn has tried to counter that trend, boosting revenues from …

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Athena sells 5 of its CT nursing homes to New York provider

WEBFinancially troubled Athena Health Care Systems has sold five of its Connecticut nursing homes to a former competitor that has agreed to pay back taxes and debts owed to …

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CT suicide hotline's successes celebrated after 2 years in service

WEBConnecticut officials applauded the two-year anniversary of the 988 suicide and crisis prevention hotline on Tuesday, even as the rising number of calls to the line points to a …

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CT Democrats say voters should be wary of GOP abortion platform

WEBU.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro speaks at a press conference in support of abortion access. She is accompanied by, from left, Dr. Nancy Stanwood, chief medical officer of Planned …

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'I'm relying on prayer.' Complaints pile up against health care …

WEBMore than 5,000 people in Connecticut have joined religious cost-sharing groups to avoid paying high premiums for health plans. But some say their medical bills aren't being …

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More than 800,000 CT residents impacted by data breach

WEBMore than 800,000 Connecticut residents had their personal information compromised during a data breach of an online wellness program used by health care providers and …

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CT Child Advocate Sarah Eagan to resign; join nonprofit law firm

WEBState Child Advocate Sarah Eagan testifies before the Committee on Children alongside Faith Vos Winkel, and Mickey Kramer in 2018. Credit: Clarice Silber / CTMirror.org …

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Trump smiles as Haley endorses him and DeSantis attacks Biden

WEBFormer President Donald Trump smiles as the crowd for him at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee before heading to seats with family members on July 16, 2024. …

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