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Health Justice CT blog is our voice on critical issues related to racial and ethnic health disparities.  Whether we are discussing the latest headlines or a recent study, our goal is to ask the tough questions, find innovative solutions and ultimately achieve health justice for everyone in Connecticut.

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. TheUpshot: Only 11 Percent of Uninsured Know About Obamacare’s Next Open Enrollment – “This year, the big challenge for officials behind the Affordable Care Act may not be making … 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

Media and Messaging Tips You Need Know about the Affordable Care Act

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 Care Act (ACA) is a skill … Read More