Yearly Archives: 2014

Multi Stakeholder Planning for Year Round Health Insurance Consumer Support

December 23, 2014

Today's post was written by Elizabeth Krause, VP of Policy and Communications. On December 12, 2014, the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health), as a neutral convener, held a meeting of stakeholders to … More »

When It Comes to Health Insurance, People Don’t Know What They Need

December 2, 2014

Today’s guest post was written by Lisa Freeman , Board Member for the Connecticut Center for Patient Safety. There are many options for health insurance plans now, because of the Affordable Care Act. In … More »

List of In-Person Assisters in Connecticut

December 1, 2014

Last month, the Connecticut Health Foundation, Foundation for Community Health, and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving funded a total of 20 organizations to provide in-person assistance during the … More »

Survey: What Will Make Year-Round Consumer Health Insurance Assistance Successful in CT?

November 25, 2014

As a neutral convener, the Connecticut Health Foundation is funding a stakeholder process to plan an effective, sustainable year round approach for assisting underserved consumers with health insurance … More »

What Obamacare Has Done for Zee Lately

November 25, 2014

Well, what has the Affordable Care Act (ACA) done for Zaheer, a successful small business owner from South Windsor, Connecticut? Saved him 15,000 this first year in health insurance premiums for him … More »

VIDEO: For Christina, the Affordable Care Act Means Coverage and Peace of Mind

November 17, 2014

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Christina was able to get health coverage so affordable, she was able to save enough money to put a down payment on a new home. Christina is a self-described … More »

Who Benefits from the Affordable Care Act? A very important woman in your life.

November 3, 2014

Today's post was written by Elizabeth Krause, Vice President of Policy and Communications at the Connecticut Health Foundation - and a frequent consumer of haircuts now that she has gone short. She maintains … More »

Patricia Baker and Four Others Honored for Commitment to Health Equity

October 16, 2014

"It is about believing that everybody should have the opportunity for optimal health, regardless of race, income, background, or ethnicity" - Patricia Baker, president & CEO of the Connecticut Health … More »

We Want to Hear Your #ACAworks Stories

October 6, 2014

Written by Patricia Baker, president and CEO of the Connecticut Health Foundation We've seen strong success in Connecticut with the implementation of the state's health care coverage marketplace, Access … More »

Town by Town, How the Affordable Care Act has Benefited Connecticut

September 23, 2014

Election day is November 4th, 2014 this year. It's a gubernatorial election, and 109 of our 151 state House members and 28 of our 36 state Senators face opposition from a major party . In other words, it's … More »