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    Open Enrollment is Now Closed: What You Need To Know About Special Enr...

    Access Health CT, Connecticut’s Health Care Exchanges, announced lasts month that it exceeded its open enrollment numbers this period, with a total of 204,358 Connecticut residents enrolling through the state’s healthcare exchange during the...

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    Good Policing

    That I can draw on a sample size of larger than four isn’t quite tragic, but it is pathetic. Pathetic, as no one with a clean criminal record should have experienced five intimate, uninitiated, unexpected, and uncomfortable personal encounters...

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    The Path to a People Centered Health System: Next Generation Consumer ...

    Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Millions of Americans now have access to health coverage and health care. However, with the excessive prices of healthcare, inconsistent quality in care delivery, overall systemic inefficiency, health...

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    Tax Season Heralds New Supreme Court Challenge to the Affordable Care ...

    As tax season approaches, so does another Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This time the challenge is focused on the new tax subsidies that many Americans will be filing for in their tax returns this year. Once again, the...

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    Shaping Great Places for People to Grow Up and Grow Older

    Connecticut is undergoing a permanent and historic transformation in its demographics: it is aging and diversifying.  Connecticut is the 7th oldest state in the nation with the 3rd longest-lived constituency. Between 2010 and 2040, Connecticut’s...

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Health Disparities Round-Up – March 27, 2015

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. CTPost.com: On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate – “Then: 49.9 million people were uninsured in 2010, according to the Census Bureau. Now: That’s down … Read More

Storify of #HCSMCT Tweetchat on Colorectal Cancer Awareness

A recap on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 Tweetchat with #HCSMCT. [View the story “Colorectal Cancer Awareness ” on Storify]

Storify of #HCSMCT Tweetchat held on March 18th, 2015

A recap on Wednesday’s Tweetchat with #HCSMCT. [View the story “ACA Enrollment Recap and Information on Special Enrollment” on Storify]

Health Disparities Round-Up – March 20, 2015

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. Connecticut Health Foundation: Thousands of Parents Could Lose Health Insurance and Face Financial Vulnerability with Governor’s Proposed Budget – “The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) today announced the release … Read More

March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer (cancer that starts in the colon or the rectum—this part of the digestive system) is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates 93,090 new cases of colon cancer and 39,610 new cases of rectal cancer … Read More