Shaking the Foundation - Blog

(Primary) Care…No Matter What.

Today's blog post comes from one of our grantees and longtime partners, Susan Lloyd Yolen, Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England. Recently, a new patient was diagnosed with anxiety and high blood pressure at Planned Parenthood of Southern New … more >

January 24, 2017

Keep Calm and Carry On

Today's blog post comes from Pat Baker, President and CEO of the Connecticut Health Foundation on the post-election health care landscape. The recent election has the potential of having a significant impact on healthcare and health spending. The language occupying the news most often centers on … more >

November 23, 2016

Town by Town HUSKY data -- Covering CT 2016

Election day is November 8t h, 2016 this year. It's a general election year and 111 of our 151 state House members and 32 of our 36 state Senators face opposition from a major party. We thought that this was a good time to put together the facts about health coverage in Connecticut and provide the … more >

October 27, 2016

If Life Is A Journey, The Beach Is My Destination

Today's blog post is written by Rochel Lantz, outgoing Controller at CT Health. Bird of Paradise It’s with much excitement and gratitude that I will be retiring this month after 12 years of service to CT Health Foundation as an employee and consultant. I’ll be leaving to spend the winter … more >

October 19, 2016

You Can Negotiate Costs with Doctors? A New Mobile App to Improve Health Insurance Literacy

Update: The free app is now available in the iTunes App Store and in Google Play . Today’s post is by Robin Gelburd, President, FAIR Health “Negotiate the price? I didn’t know that. They never told me that. Can we do that?” Those were the reactions from focus group … more >

September 6, 2016