A panel of experts argued that healthcare provider consolidation through hospital mergers and private equity takeovers are limiting competition in the health care industry and driving health care prices higher, during an online informational forum
Insurance and Real Estate Committee
The Connecticut Working Families Party and affiliated organizations are planning to protest outside the Simsbury home of Cigna CEO Michael Cordani on Monday, April 26 over Cigna’s opposition to the public option healthcare bill. The
Less than a day before a vote on the controversial public option healthcare bill, members of the Insurance and Real Estate Committee received two documents: one a status report on the Partnership 2.0 plan, which
Republican Senate Leader Kevin Kelly, R-Stratford, and Sen. Tony Hwang, R-Fairfield, pitched their plan to lower health insurance premiums and healthcare costs through a combination of a federal reinsurance program, accessing prescription drugs from Canada,
With session underway, various legislative committees met this week to raise concepts for bills. Many of the concepts are relative to bills we expected to see this session, and were highlighted in last week’s report.
The Insurance and Real Estate Committee voted to draft a bill to cap the out-of-pocket costs for insulin, but lawmakers had to contend with the proposed language of the bill which placed a fee on
A proposal to create a public health plan for small employers has some lawmakers and business associations wondering why the state of Connecticut is trying to compete against the state’s flagship industry. According to the