Publications

Results: displaying 1 - 6 of 6 total publications.

Grantee Publication

Advancing Health Equity in the Health Insurance Marketplace

New Report Highlights Access Health CT’s Commitment, Progress in Advancing Health Equity for All Residents Marketplace review and community stakeholder assessment offer specific actions to meet remaining challenges Since the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, health insurance marketplaces, Medicaid expansion, and other health insurance reforms have reduced the national uninsured rate to a historic […] Read More


Health Equity

Grantee Publication

The Power of Data Consumer Involvement and Accountability for Connecticut’s All Payer Claim Database (APCD)

Authors: Jean Rexford, Ellen Andrews, PhD and Brenda Shipley, MA Executive Summary: The State of Connecticut is currently engaged in the development of a database that will consolidate – for the first time – data for health encounters across every provi der, facility, plan , and health claim payer. The All Payer Claim Database (APCD) […] Read More


ACA, Policy & Advocacy

Grantee Publication

Housing and Planning for a Healthy Public: Land Use, Design and Development to Promote Health Equity

Executive Summary Connecticut has some of the nation’s most compelling racial and ethnic inequities in health outcomes. Designing, planning, and developing healthy, affordable homes in neighborhoods of opportunity can dramatically improve health outcomes and promote health equity – all while boosting the local economy. But improving the built environment requires strategic collaborations between local public […] Read More


Health Equity, Policy & Advocacy

Grantee Publication

Evaluating the State Basic Health Program in Connecticut

Executive Summary The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offers states many options and alternatives for tailoring national health reform to best meet their specific needs. The ACA’s State Basic Health Program (SBHP) option affords states an opportunity to design a program for low-income individuals that offers better continuity of care at a lower cost, while providing […] Read More


ACA, Medicaid, Policy & Advocacy

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Connecticut School Based Health Centers Engage Adolescent African-American and Latino Males in Mental Health Services

Executive Summary African-American and Latino males are half as likely to receive mental health services compared to non- Hispanic White youth, 1, 2 yet both groups experience emotional and behavioral problems that often result in school and social issues. It is important to understand how African-American and Latino young men perceive and experience available mental […] Read More


Health Equity, Policy & Advocacy

Grantee Publication

Blind Spot: Unidentified Risks to Children’s Mental Health

Executive Summary Statistics indicate that in any given year more than one in five Connecticut children struggles with a mental health or substance abuse problem, often accompanied by poor academic performance, absenteeism, and other school ‐ related difficulties. A chronological review of school records of adolescents with academic, emotional and behavioral problems suggests risk factors […] Read More


Policy & Advocacy

Grantee Publication