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    Talking about Health Equity on the Campaign Trail

    This guest post is written by Aldon Hynes Aldon Hynes 2014 campaign insert on the issue of health. Photo courtesy of Aldon Hynes 2014.Recently, I attended the Commission on Health Equity roundtable discussion at the Capitol.  To the best of my...

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    ACA Round Two: Outreach challenges and promises

    Changing rules, technical issues and lack of awareness of the newly enacted Affordable Care Act (ACA) among consumers contributed to a difficult first enrollment period. But this next open enrollment period, now a month away, will bring new...

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    Media and Messaging Tips You Need to Know about the Affordable Care Ac...

    In light of the 24 hour news cycle and the rise of sound-bite journalism it’s not surprising that talking to the media can be a tricky prospect. As we approach the second enrollment period, learning how to talk to the press about the Affordable...

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    How 'HELEN' hopes to connect health equity leaders nationally

    Helen is no longer just a popular girl name derived from Greek roots that Homer made famous as the woman’s whose face launched a thousand ships. To health equity leaders around that country, HELEN now stands for Health Equity Leadership &...

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    Connecticut Gears up for the Second Enrollment Period

    Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Connecticut’s uninsured rate has dropped by more than 50% since 2012, but as the State gears up for the second round of healthcare enrollment, advocates worry that some resident will be left out. Important...

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Health Disparities Round-Up – October 31, 2014

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. New York Times: Obama’s Health Law: Who Was Helped Most – “We know that about 10 million more people have insurance coverage this year as a result of the … Read More

Talking about Health Equity on the Campaign Trail

This guest post is written by Aldon Hynes Recently, I attended the Commission on Health Equity roundtable discussion at the Capitol.  To the best of my knowledge, there was only one other candidate for the state legislature in the audience, an incumbent who has fought long and hard for health … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – October 24, 2014

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. Think Progress: Meet The People Whose Lives Have Been Transformed By Medicaid Expansion – “A large study in Oregon that tracked the effects of people gaining access to insurance … Read More

ACA Round Two: Outreach challenges and promises

Changing rules, technical issues and lack of awareness of the newly enacted Affordable Care Act (ACA) among consumers contributed to a difficult first enrollment period. But this next open enrollment period, now a month away, will bring new challenges to this already complicated enrollment process. Access Health CT (AHCT) estimates … Read More

Health Disparities Round-Up – October 17, 2014

Just in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week. Kaiser Health News: Even With Insurance, Language Barriers Could Undermine Asian Americans’ Access To Care – “Efforts to enroll Asian Americans in the health law’s marketplace plans have generally … Read More