Shaking the Foundation - Blog

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

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 enrollment and navigation. Access Health CT has applied for 1 million in federal funding to implement a … more >

November 25, 2014

What Obamacare Has Done for Zee Lately

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 and his family Given him peace of mind because he can’t be denied coverage because of his … more >

November 25, 2014

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