Shaking the Foundation - Blog

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

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 micro-business owner working out of Bridgeport, CT. When her COBRA-sponsored coverage was about to run out, … more >

November 17, 2014

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

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 that we ALL have important people in our lives who are benefitting from the Affordable Care Act and … more >

November 3, 2014

Patricia Baker and Four Others Honored for Commitment to Health Equity

"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 Foundation, in a video honoring her and Wheeler Clinic's other four 2014 Gold Star Honorees.   … more >

October 16, 2014

We Want to Hear Your #ACAworks Stories

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 Health CT . In fact, Connecticut was the first state in the U.S. to surpass its goals for enrollment. … more >

October 6, 2014

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

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 a great opportunity for us to provide objective, credible information about how Connecticut … more >

September 23, 2014