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Connecticut Health Policy Project 2014 Candidate Briefing Book

Welcome to the Connecticut Health Policy Project's 2014 Briefing Book for candidates. We have developed short briefing papers on timely topics in Connecticut's quickly changing health care environment to help you reach out to voters. New chapters will be added over time. If you would like a topic added, please contact us at If you have any questions about the book or any other health care policy issue, please contact us at (203) 427-8242 or

Basics of health policy

Health policy options for candidates

Connecticut Health Care Costs

National health reform and Connecticut

See also - CT Health Reform Dashboard

Connecticut's health insurance exchange - AccessHealthCT

State Innovation Model - Connecticut's latest plans for reform


See also: Encouraging future Medicaid spending projections, CT's Medicaid program success: Significant improvements in quality, access and cost control

Health Care Coverage and the uninsured

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)



Medical Errors

Retiree health benefits

Patient-centered medical homes

Wellness programs

Connecticut's health care workforce

Connecticut Free Clinics

Connecticut Health Policy Project 2012 Candidate Briefing Book

Connecticut Health Policy Project 2010 Briefing Book

CT Health Book - for more resources