CT Hosptials and Healthcare Reform

Connecticut hospitals are strong supporters of increasing access to coverage through federal healthcare reform.  Hospitals and their affiliated physician organizations are finalizing agreements with insurance plans offered through Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance exchange. 

All CHA member hospitals will be participating in the health insurance marketplace, with a large majority participating with all three health insurance plans provided through Access Health CT.  Connecticut hospitals are committed to giving patients the greatest opportunity to receive covered care anywhere in the state. 

Read more about how healthcare reform helps Connecticut residents.  

News Headlines

Hospitals Get Into Doctor Rating Business
Kaiser Health News - Thursday, April 17, 2014

Tenet bill clears committee; onto state Senate for vote
Bristol Press - Thursday, April 17, 2014

Backus physicians named 'Top Docs'
New London Day - Thursday, April 17, 2014

AG: More transparency needed on hospital fees
Hartford Business Journal - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

What's New

Healthcare IT Visionary Speaks at CHA

On April 11, CHA welcomed Carlos Dominguez, Senior Vice President at Cisco, and the Cisco Northeast Healthcare team to CHA’s Cisco Healthcare IT Conference.  The conference highlighted the powerful and wide-ranging impact technology will have on the future of healthcare.

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R. Christopher Hartley Recognized as Grassroots Champion

The American Hospital Association Grassroots Champion Award will be given to R. Christopher Hartley, Senior Vice President of Planning, Business Development and Government Relations, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.  Mr. Hartley will be recognized for his exceptional leadership in generating grassroots and community support for issues of importance to hospitals and healthcare.

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