Shaking the Foundation - Blog

What the SCOTUS King v. Burwell Ruling Means for CT (cue applause)

Today's post is by Elizabeth Krause, VP of Policy and Communications The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) office was graced with cheers, hugs, high fives, and victory laps this morning. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favor of the federal government in the King v. Burwell case that challenged … more >

June 25, 2015

Ron Pollack of Families USA on King v. Burwell and CT

Post by Elizabeth Krause, VP of Policy and Communications In March, Ron Pollack, Founding Executive Director of Families USA , was a special guest at the Connecticut Health Foundation's quarterly board of directors meeting. The purpose of Ron's visit was to share his analysis about what was at stake in … more >

June 29, 2015

Why do ACA Tax Credits Matter? A CT Family's Perspective

By Millicent Cripe, Policy Intern “ We Gather Together ” by Flickr user Paul Curto is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (Photo does not represent the Coleman family.) While today's Supreme Court decision on King v. Burwell centered on the law, it’s a victory because of the real people -- … more >

June 25, 2015

Ready For The Next Chapter

Today's blog was written by Yolanda Caldera Durant, senior program officer and program director of the Health Leadership Fellows Program, Connecticut Health Foundation Colleagues and Partners, In order to be more involved in the care of my aging parents and to improve my quality of life, I have … more >

June 18, 2015

When "Breakthrough" Really Means Change

Today’s post was written by Alice Forrester, PhD, Executive Director, Clifford Beers Clinic As a seven year old, Josie was told she needed to repeat kindergarten. Again. Her severe asthma had caused too many absences, but it was her anxiety that caused Josie’s pediatrician to refer her to Clifford … more >

June 10, 2015