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  1. CT Medicaid to cover doulas, breastfeeding support, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about Medicaid coverage for doulas and breastfeeding support slated to start next summer, how public health departments are applying lessons from the pandemic to other areas of their work, and more.

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  2. Health disparities percolate into work-based coverage, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s stories include coverage of health disparities among people covered by employer-sponsored insurance, a key deadline for Connecticut families with children, and more.

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  3. Advocates applaud extension of postpartum Medicaid eligibility, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about expansion of postpartum Medicaid eligibility, legislation to align childhood lead intervention levels with federal standards, and more.

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  4. As Omicron surges, effort to vaccinate young children stalls, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about challenges in vaccinating young children against COVID-19, national concerns about patient transportation under Medicaid, and more.

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  5. The biggest drop in life expectancy since WWII, and more in this week’s roundup

    Why some Black women struggle to get an ADHD diagnosis, troubling new research on post-surgical outcomes for Black patients, a huge drop in life expectancy, how Medicaid helps the next generation, and the role of racism in dangerous heat.

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  6. What happens to Medicaid when the COVID emergency ends?

    Thousands of people could lose Medicaid coverage next year. Meanwhile, 40,000 Connecticut residents could gain coverage.

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  7. Grants support advocacy to cover more CT residents

    HARTFORD, Conn. (June 29, 2021) – Grants from the Connecticut Health Foundation will support five organizations in their advocacy work to expand…

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  8. Grants will support community health workers responding to COVID-19

    HARTFORD, Conn. (April 1, 2021) – Funding from the Connecticut Health Foundation will support 18 community health workers in Danbury, Norwalk, and…

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  9. REPORT: Two ways Connecticut can help residents afford health insurance

    HARTFORD, Conn. (Nov. 18, 2020) – Connecticut can take action to expand affordable health care coverage options for low-income state residents who…

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  10. Why our nation’s outbreak preparedness is a health equity issue, and more in this week’s roundup

    HEALTH EQUITY

    Avoiding coronavirus may be a luxury some workers can’t afford
    Claire Cain Miller,…

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