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In the Press - 2011

December 29 Connecticut drops insurers from Medicaid, Kaiser Health News

December 29 Advocates concerned about possible Medicaid cuts, CT Post

December 9 Community discusses Waterbury hospital merger, CT News Junkie

December 8 DSS considers restricting "financially unsustainable" Medicaid program, drawing rebuke from advocates, CT Mirror

December 5 Insurance exchange unlikely to lower health plan costs, consultant says, CT Mirror

November 14 Three of state's largest medical groups form alliance, Hartford Courant

November 3 As exchange board begins work, advocates still seeking change, CT Mirror

October 24 Home Care Inspections Lag, Fines Rarely Imposed, CT Health I-Team

October 17 Ellen Andrews, interview, CT Radio Network

October 11 Forum: Insurance Insiders Run Insurance Exchange, New Haven Register

October 6 OP-ED: Medicaid Care Coordination Can Work if We Follow the Success of Other States, CT News Junkie

September 27 Kaiser: Family Health Insurance Cost Rose 9% Nationally, CT Health I-Team

September 20 State, advocates differ on payment plan for medical homes, CT Mirror

September 19 LT Gov Tells Advocates to Take Complaints to Lawmakers, CT News Junkie

September 15 Ellen Andrews, interview, CT Radio Network

September 9 Charter Oak Health Plan Enrollment Falls as Premiums Rise, CT Mirror

September 9 Sweating the Details: Health Reform Supporters Fret over HHS Rules, CT Mirror

August 26 Malloy believes the 'consumer advocate' is Wyman, CT News Junkie

August 25 Advocates see few consumer voices on insurance exchange, CT Mirror

August 25 Advocates unhappy with composition of health exchange board, CT News Junkie

August 12 OP-ED: Connecticut's Medicaid Program Can Be Improved Without More Spending, CT News Junkie

August 1 For health insurance exchanges, devil's in the details, Politco.com

July 11 Health Care for the Poor Vulnerable in Budget Talks, CT Mirror

June 20 A Hamden doctor explores the changing medical landscape on his own, CT Mirror

June 1 Health Premiums Double in Decade, Health I-Team

June Medical Home, Sweet Home?, Connecticut Magazine

May 20 Health care deal could save money, but skeptics question how soon, CT Mirror

April 29 OP-ED: Why I'll Be Opting Out of Connecticut’s Health Information Exchange, CT News Junkie

April 27 SustiNet supporters not giving up on public option, CT News Junkie

April 26 OP-ED: Why We Still Need SustiNet, CT News Junkie

April 25 Supporters Concede that SustiNet Bill Largely Gutted, Hartford Courant

April 15 New database provides information on 'hospital-acquired conditions', CT Mirror

April 6 Health care proposal may pit Malloy against House Speaker, CT Post

April 6 Could the federal health law survive without the individual mandate?, Stateline

April 5 Malloy Retreats From SustiNet, Hartford Courant

March 31 With medical records going digital, patient control becomes subject of debate, CT Mirror

March 28 Wave of Hospital Mergers Will Continue, Hartford Courant

March 28 HUSKY Health 2012 Promise: Better Care, Lower Cost, CT Health I-Team

March 22 St. Mary’s Hospital to be Converted to For-Profit Facility, Hartford Courant

March 22 Health Reform, One Year Later: Tax Credits, Benefits, Work for Insurers, and a Monster Federal Bill, Hartford Courant

March Stressed States Open Doors to Medicaid Managed Care, Managed Care Magazine

March 4 One budget target emerges: HMOs, Politics in Minnesota

February 24 OP-ED: Health Insurance Exchanges - Details Matter, CT News Junkie

February 17 Define "Safety Net", CT News Junkie

February 16 Health and social service cuts bring relief and "grave concern", CT Mirror

February 15 Malloy Calls for Major Changes in Health Care, Fairfield Weekly

February 10 CT Radio Network interview

February 9 State has Medicaid change in works, Pharmacist eLink

February 9 So Long, Gouging HMOs, New Haven Independent

February 9 Conn. Has big Medicaid change in works, New Haven Register

February 8 Malloy Unveils Changes to Medicaid Program, Danbury News Times

February 8 State Will Self-Insure To Save On Medicaid Costs And Improve Care, Hartford Courant

February 8 Malloy Unveils Changes to Medicaid Program, Stamford Advocate

February 8 Malloy administration moving HUSKY out of managed care, CT Mirror

February 8 Malloy Unveils Changes to Medicaid Program, Greenwich Time

February 8 Malloy Administration Proposes Changes to Insurance Model, CT News Junkie

February 1 State seeking greater coordination between Medicare, Medicaid, CT Mirror

January 20 Interview, Mark Riley WWRL