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. 

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What's New

Observation Status Focus of Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing

On July 30, the Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the impact of Medicare observation status on patients.  Marna Borgstrom, President and CEO of Yale New Haven Health System, testified in opposition to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service’s two-midnight policy – when hospital stays of less than two midnights are considered outpatient.

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Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity Focuses on Eliminating Healthcare Disparities

On July 31, Saint Francis Care announced the joining of the former Curtis D. Robinson Men’s Health Institute and the Saint Francis Center for Health Equity into the Curtis D. Robinson Center for Health Equity.  Curtis D. Robinson is a member of the CHA Board of Trustees.

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