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Health Disparities Round-Up – November 8, 2013

istock_000014588306xsmallJust in case you missed it, here’s some of the latest health disparities news, posts and reports from this past week.

CT News Junkie: CT’s Exchange Bucks Enrollment Trends In Other States – “In the first month of enrollment, Connecticut’s health insurance exchange has signed up 7,615 people, according to Access Health CT officials. Of those, 4,065 have signed up for plans with one of the three private insurance carriers and 3,550 were enrolled in Medicaid.”    >> Read More

The CT Mirror:  DSS clients could get wrongly dropped from Medicaid, food stamps, advocates warn – “It’s hard for me to tell someone who’s got very low income that they have to put gas in their car to go drive to DSS because that’s the only way that they’re going to get their food stamps back.”   >> Read More

Public News Service: Coordinating Health Care for Kids Takes Another Leap – “Hartford is home to a successful health care coordination model for children with complex medical needs.  And now it has been expanded to reach vulnerable children at risk due to poverty.”  >> Read More

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