CT Hosptials and Healthcare Reform

Connecticut hospitals are strong supporters of increasing access to coverage through federal healthcare reform.  Hospitals and their affiliated physician organizations are finalizing agreements with insurance plans offered through Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance exchange. 

All CHA member hospitals will be participating in the health insurance marketplace, with a large majority participating with all three health insurance plans provided through Access Health CT.  Connecticut hospitals are committed to giving patients the greatest opportunity to receive covered care anywhere in the state. 

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News Headlines

Coverage for End-of-Life Talks Gaining Ground
New York Times - Saturday, August 30, 2014

Consumers Will Owe Uncle Sam If They Got Health Insurance Subsidies Mistakenly
Kaiser Health News - Friday, August 29, 2014

Bristol Hospital set to open Wound Care Center near end of September
Bristol Press - Friday, August 29, 2014

Smaller Military Hospitals Said to Put Patients at Risk
New York Times - Monday, September 01, 2014

What's New

Hospitals Support Plans to Publicize Safe Havens Law

Representative Pam Sawyer (R-55), House Republican Deputy Leader-at-Large, announced plans this week for a working group that will help spread the word among Connecticut’s young people and vulnerable populations about the state’s Safe Havens law.  CHA was represented at Rep. Sawyer's press conference on August 19 by Carl Schiessl, Director, Regulatory Advocacy.

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Connecticut's Safety Award in National Spotlight

Connecticut hospitals’ patient safety efforts were highlighted in the August issue of Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine and in a new video.

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