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In the Press - 2010

December 29 State board wants Conn. Public option by 2014, Zachary Janowski, Raising Hale

December 21 Guest Blogger: Mark Diters, Still Small Voice, Hartford Courant.com

December 21 Administrations Duel over Medicaid Management, Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie

December 16 No More Fine Print? Health Insurance Policies Set to Change, Lisa Chedekel, CT Health I-Team

December 16 A New Day in Healthcare: HUSKY Alternative to HMOs, Sheldon Toubman, UWGNH Blog

December 10 HUSKY insurers say they won’t cut provider rates; critics skill skeptical, Arielle Levin Becker, CT Mirror

December 1 Malloy: Federal officials prepared to help state implement health reform, Deirdre Shesgreen, CT Mirror

November 21 OP-ED: Qualifications Matter -- Questions for the next DSS Commissioner, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

November 18 Charting SustiNet’s course after federal reform, Arielle Levin Becker, CT Mirror

November 12 OP-ED: No shortage of ideas to save money in CT’s health care, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

November 10 Critical health decisions await the next Congress, Deidre Shesgreen, CT Mirror

October 21 Foley eyes cut to insurance mandates, Insurance News

October 19 Oversight group criticizes HUSKY managed care profits, Arielle Levin Becker, CT Mirror

October 15 Cost, profit eat away at insurance spending, Mary O’Leary, New Haven Register

October 14 The Numbers are In, Medicaid Providers Make $18.8M In Profits In 2009, Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie

October 8 Foley wants health mandates cut, Alexander Soule, Fairfield County Business Journal

September 30 OP-ED: It’s a Health Care Miracle, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

September 30 Census data shows who lacks health insurance, Craig LeMoult, WSHU

September 7 Lawmaker Says It’s Too Late For Medicaid Savings, Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie

September 7 Will Rell’s Charter Oak Health Plan initiative survive when she leaves?, Arielle Levin Becker, CT Mirror

September 6 OP-ED: Cost Savings Don’t Need to Wait for the Next Governor, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

August 31 State agency questions changes to HUSKY health program, Arielle Levin Becker, CT Mirror

August 1 OP-ED: More is Less, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

July 30 A new option for high-risk uninsured becomes available, Jacqueline Rabe, CT Mirror

July 22 Businesses Begin to Sweat Health Care Reform, Sharon Bass, CT News Junkie

July 20 State Ends Up Where It Started With High Risk Pool, After Getting Premiums Lowered, Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie

July 16 New Medicaid patients could test state’s physician network, Keith Phaneuf, CT Mirror

July 15 Lamont says his plan can cut Connecticut’s health care costs, Keith Phaneuf, CT Mirror

July 6 The wait to see who is helped by health-care reform, Deidre Shesgreen, CT Mirror

June 28 OP-ED: Health Information Exchange – Consumers should choose to join, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

June 25 Move to Medicaid means better healthcare for thousands, better bottom line for state, Jacqueline Rabe and Deidre Shesgreen, CT Mirror

June 18 Young adults still face coverage gap, despite health reform, Diedre Shesgreen, CT Mirror

June 9 New Haven is at the Tip of a Health Care Cost Savings Iceburg, Amy Casavina Hall, UWGNH blog

June 2 Himes, providers discuss role of health care reform on free clinics, Amanda Cuda, CT Post

June 2 OP-ED: Help is on the way for Connecticut residents with pre-existing conditions, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

May 26 Health Justice CT Forms Advisory Board to Raise Awareness About Health Care Quality, Microsoft News

May Healthcare Reform Less of a Game-Changer in TriState, Chris Lewis, Health Leaders Interstudy

May 4 Doctors Shortage Will Spell Delays, Greg Bordonaro, Hartford Business Journal

Spring 2010 CT Health Policy Project cited in News Capsule, Fairfield County Medical Association newsletter sent to all members

April 24 OP-ED: Fact vs. Fiction in National Health Care Reform, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

April 13 Lawmakers try again on health coverage mandates, Jacqueline Rabe, CT Mirror

April 9 New health care rules, Alexander Soule, Fairfield County Business Journal

March 28 OP-ED: National health care reform – What’s not to like?, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

March 24 Officials weigh reform’s impact on state, Jacqueline Rabe, CT Mirror

March 14 HUSKY Alternative Appears Set Up to Fail, Susan Campbell, Hartford Courant

March 5 Conn. Considers expanding health care, without HMOs, Craig LeMoult, WSHU

Feb. 26 Mom Gets The Pitch, Paul Bass, New Haven Independent

Feb. 26 OP-ED: Rell Administration Needs To Give PCCM A Chance, Ellen Andrews, CT News Junkie

Feb. 25 Why is primary care slow to get established? Jacqueline Rabe, CT Mirror

Feb. 25 Report: 2,100 Die in CT, Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie

Feb. 18 HUSKY Insurance Program Offering A New Option, Rick Lewis, Skullbase.org

February Connecticut Governor Seeks End to Risk-Based Medicaid Plans, Chris Lewis, HealthLeaders InterStudy

February Docs Gradually Embrace Role as Medicaid Care Coordinators, Chris Lewis, HealthLeaders InterStudy

Feb. 8 HUSKY change could save state $28 M, Mary O’Leary, New Haven Register

Feb. 6 Advocates claim PCCM system is shortchanged in Connecticut, Ted Mann, New London Day

Feb. 5 Alternative Case Management A Tough Sell, Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie

Jan. 24 Health Care Reform: Where do we go from here?, Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie

Jan. 23 Panel discusses health care during forum in Cheshire, Dave Moran, Meriden Record-Journal

Jan. 22 Conn. Physicians group sues to block HealthNet, United Health merger, IFA News

Jan. 15 Physicians appeal Health Net acquisition, Cara Baruzzi, New Haven Register