Publications

Results: displaying 1 - 8 of 8 total publications.

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Urban Institute analysis of the ACA’s impact on Connecticut

A new report shows the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Connecticut, with data on coverage and costs across the state, as well as for the state’s largest cities, Litchfield and Windham Counties, black and Latino residents, women, and young adults. The report, based on an analysis by the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center, […] Read More


ACA, Health Equity

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Sustainable Financing Models for Community Health Worker Services in Connecticut: Translating Science into Practice

Community health workers promote health and wellness within their own communities, helping to bridge the gap between the doctor’s office and patients’ lives. Community health worker services improve health outcomes, help providers and payers meet new quality standards, and can save money. Research on successful models in other states demonstrates that they can be sustainable and tailored to […] Read More


Health Equity, Policy & Advocacy

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Town by Town HUSKY data — Covering CT 2016

Election day is November 8th, 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 […] Read More


ACA, Health Equity, Medicaid, Policy & Advocacy

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Community Health Worker Certification in 15 States

Certification without over-professionalization increases the likelihood that community health workers (CHWs) will get hired and that their services will get paid. A group of CHW stakeholders is forming through Connecticut’s State Innovation Model (“SIM”) initiative to make recommendations for CHW certification requirements and processes for Connecticut.  Connecticut’s Medicaid (“HUSKY”) program is also interested in certification […] Read More


ACA, Health Equity, Medicaid, Policy & Advocacy

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Improving Children’s Oral Health by Crossing the Medical-Dental Divide

This brief reports key findings of an analysis to explore options for increasing dental care for young children, increasing involvement of medical primary care providers (PCPs), and securing the triple aim of improved patient outcomes at lower cost with improved population health. Read More


Medicaid, Oral Health

Brief, Report

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 residents have been positively affected […] Read More


ACA, Health Equity, Medicaid, Policy & Advocacy

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Pathways to Equal Health: Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in Connecticut

In 2005, the Connecticut Health Foundation released the findings of two years of research from its 12-member Policy Panel. State leaders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors came together to study unequal health outcomes among racial and ethnic communities in Connecticut, and develop sound policy recommendations for both the public and private sectors. Read More


Health Equity, Policy & Advocacy

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Increasing Access to Dental Care Through Public/Private Partnerships: Contracting Between Private Dentists and Federally Qualified Health Centers

In 2003, as part of a multi-stage strategy to improve access, the Connecticut Health Foundation commissioned the Children’s Dental Health Project (CDHP) to investigate strategies to improve access to dental services for underserved populations. One such strategy involves establishing a public/private partnership between health centers and private dentists. This handbook explores why and how health centers and dentists may do so. Read More


Medicaid, Oral Health

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