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Are the Subsidies that Made Health Insurance Affordable, Also Illegal?

This year, 6.7 million Americans were able to afford health insurance because of subsidies allowed for in the Affordable Care Act. Were those subsidies illegal? It depends on who you ask, and if your state chose to run its own health insurance marketplace. Two different federal circuit court rulings … more >

July 23, 2014

Care Coordination is the Prescription for Better Health

Today’s post was written by Brianna Moody, communications & policy intern at the Connecticut Health Foundation. How can we address gaps in care that many people with chronic illness routinely experience? The Clifford Beers Clinic in New Haven, CT knows how. The clinic provides mental health … more >

July 1, 2014

Save 3 Bucks and Get Healthier Employees!? Come Get Your ROI Here.

Today’s post was written by Jennifer Herz, assistant counsel of the Connecticut Business & Industry Association. Encouraging workplace wellness is a great way, to not only encourage a healthier lifestyle but also create a strategic advantage. Healthier employees show up to work more often, are … more >

June 26, 2014

On the Shoulders of Giants with the 2014 Health Leadership Fellows

Today’s post was written by Brianna Moody, communications & policy intern at the Connecticut Health Foundation. This year, the Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) launched the latest evolution of our Health Leadership Fellows Program (HLFP). As in previous years, on June 12 the Class of 2014 … more >

June 18, 2014

In the News: Elizabeth Krause Comments on Commonwealth Fund Study

"The United States health care system is among the most expensive in the world, but that doesn't mean it's good." The Commonwealth Fund recently released the results of a study, " Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, 2014 Update: How the U.S. Health Care System Compares Internationally ." If you take a glance at … more >

June 17, 2014