Tag: Healthcare

Are You a Loser? Over 77,000 to lose health care in CT

Estimated 77,500 people lose health care in the 2018-2019 state budget Posted on October 31, 2017 by universalhealthct By Rosana G. Ferraro Governor Malloy has signed the budgetand health care for low-income people took a huge hit. Who loses?  How many people are affected?…

DON’T GET SICK! Even With Insurance You’ll Pay A Lot

More CT employees in high-deductible plans and paying more for them — By JOHN STEARNS — Hartford Business Journal — More Connecticut employees were enrolled in high-deductible health health plans through an employer last year, 59.3 percent, versus 50.5 percent in 2015,…

A Modest Proposal — Expand Medicare to Fix ACA

Larson, Courtney: Fix ACA by letting 50 to 64-year-olds join Medicare U.S. Reps. John Larson and Joe Courtney – CT Viewpoints in CT Mirror After passing the eight-year mark since passing the Affordable Care Act, nonpartisan data from sources such…

Wealthiest State Needs to Raise Revenue to Protect the Needy

Toubman: ‘If we don’t raise revenue somehow, we shred the safety net’ — By: KEITH M. PHANEUF | July 30, 2017 — CT Mirror KEITH M. PHANEUF / CTMIRROR.ORG Sheldon Toubman, staff attorney with New Haven Legal Assistance Association One of Connecticut’s most…

This Is Why — The Budget is Out of Whack

Union ad casts GOP leaders as ‘protectors of billionaires’ –By: KEITH M. PHANEUF | July 20, 2017– CT Mirror — The state’s largest healthcare workers’ union took some jabs Thursday at the top Republicans in the legislature, charging them in a new ad…

Austerity is NOT the Answer to CT’s Budget Crisis

No Revenue + Program Cuts for CT Budget Will Make You Cry – Here’s Why: People will die – Cuts to social service programs and medical services mean health care will be harder to get for: A. People with disabilities,…