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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.

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