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After GOP Health Bill’s Demise, More States Weigh Expanding Medicaid
Wall Street Journal - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Lawmakers set aside partisanship to back bioscience industry
Connecticut Mirror - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Insurers face big choice on staying in ObamaCare
The Hill - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump could blow up Obamacare with one move
Politico - Wednesday, March 29, 2017


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Hospitals Testify Against Governor’s Certificate of Need Proposal

On March 20, leaders from Connecticut’s hospitals gathered at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to voice unified opposition to changes in the Certificate of Need (CON) process as outlined in SB 795, An Act Establishing The Office Of Health Strategy And Improving The Certificate Of Need Program.  SB 795 was filed as a result of the report released by the Governor’s Certificate of Need Task Force.


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Connecticut Asthma Initiative Takes Stock of Progress, Shares Stories

Since its inception in 2015, the Connecticut Asthma Initiative (CAI) has striven to accomplish some key goals, such as establishing hospital-community partnerships and implementing measures that would lead to a reduction in Emergency Department visits due to asthma.  On Monday, March 20, members of the broad-based group were heartened to hear that progress is being made in some key areas.


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Connecticut Hospitals Invest $1.6 billion in Community Benefit Initiatives

Connecticut hospitals play a unique and critically important role in their communities – a role that continues to grow.  In 2015, Connecticut hospitals provided more than 12.3 million services to individuals and families at a cost to them of $1.6 billion — that’s 14.9 percent of total hospital revenue, according to the Connecticut Hospital Association’s 2017 Community Benefit Report, released today. 


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