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In the Press - 2007

1/19/07 Advocates Offer Health Care Option, Colin Poitras, Hartford Courant, background info and quotes CT Health Policy Project testimony

2/1/07 Stumbles aside, states press to cover all, Daniel C. Vock, Stateline.org, background information and quotes Executive Director

2/12/07 A Better Way than HMOs, Ellen Andrews, Other Opinion, Hartford Courant

2/17/07 Husky’s Story One of Success, Joel Menges, Letter to the Editor, Hartford Courant, cites Executive Director

3/20/07 New health plan targets adults under 35, Cara Baruzzi, New Haven Register, background information and quotes Executive Director

February 2007 TriState Health Plan Analysis, Healthy Leaders InterStudy, background information and quotes Executive Director

March/April 2007 Acknowledgements, Health Affairs, appreciation to outside article referees and reviewers, cites Executive Director

3/26/07 Ray & Diane Show, WTIC News Talk 1080, Executive Director was a guest

3/28/07 N. Carolina health care plan eyed for state, Mary O’Leary, New Haven Register, reports on CT Health Policy Project legislator forum

4/8/07 Hospital CEOs’ Pay Soars, Kim Martineau, Hartford Courant, background information and quotes Executive Director

5/27/07 One thing getting better at hospitals is CEO compensation, Peter Healy, Stamford Advocate, background information and quotes Executive Director

6/3/07 Improved health care bills easier to navigate, Detroit Free Press, cites www.cthealthconsumer.org as a source of help with medical bills

6/14/06 State residents have difficult time paying for health care, Jason Tsai, Norwich Bulletin, cite statistics and quote from Executive Director

6/15/07 Law tightens up on health insurers, Cara Baruzzi, New Haven Register, quotes Executive Director

Summer 2007 Charter Oak Health Plan Still in Acorn Stage, Chris Lewis, TriState Health Plan Analysis, Healthy Leaders InterStudy, background information and quotes Executive Director

8/12/07 HUSKY Alternative No Bargain, Ellen Andrews, Hartford Courant, Other Opinion

8/24/07 The Wrong Direction on Kids’ Health Care, Robert Nelb, cited as CT Health Policy Project advocate, Hartford Courant, Other Opinion

8/29/07 State of Health Coverage Improves, Cara Baruzzi, New Haven Register, quotes Executive Director

8/29/07 Congressmen Blast Feds on Child Insurance Policy Change, Ted Mann, New London Day, quotes Executive Director

8/30/07 The SCHIP funding debate, WNPR’s Where We Live, Executive Director was a guest

10/4/07 The Doctor is Out: Republicans say expanding health care for poor kids is a step toward socialized medicine? So what?, Freda Moon, New Haven Advocate, quotes Executive Director and Chair of the Board

10/9/07 Panel “floored” by Y-NH lawsuits, Mary O’Leary, New Haven Register, quotes Executive Director

10/17 Health Care For Working People, Public Access TV show with Rep. Bob Megna, Executive Director is guest, New Haven/Hamden/West Haven

10/25 State Moving Forward with insurance proposal, New Haven Register, Mary O’Leary, quotes Executive Director

10/24/07 Rell’s health care plan draws criticism, Christine Stuart, ctnewsjunkie.com quotes Executive Director

10/25/07 The health care plan nobody liked, Genghis Conn, Connecticut Local Politics (blog), quotes Executive Director

10/29/07 Health appeal – insurance appeals charted, Alexander Soule, Fairfield County Business Journal, quotes Executive Director

11/1/07 Fewer covered by work health plans, Cara Baruzzi, New Haven Register, quotes stats from CTHPP

11/20/07 Insurers Lose State Business: HUSKY rates kept secret, move marks latest stage in battle over public disclosure, Chris Keating and Anna Marie Somma, Hartford Courant, quotes Executive Director

11/29/07 You Be Illin’: While you’re paying more for health care, insurers are raking in millions, Betsy Yagla, New Haven Advocate, quotes Executive Director

12/6/07 Christine Stuart, Call to delay Rell’s health plan, CT Online Journalism Project, CTHPP testimony uploaded