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Legislators grappling with fast-changing health care landscape

The Yale New Haven Health System topped the state in hospital CEO pay last fiscal year.

The health care landscape is changing, and legislators are trying to figure out how to respond to an industry that is at once a top employer in many communities and a big driver of health care costs that are straining state, local and business budgets. Hospital officials say some of the proposals so far would take the state backwards. Continue Reading →

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Waterbury says regulators endanger hospital deals

Waterbury Hospital

Waterbury’s mayor and the state’s hospital industry say that Connecticut regulators are jeopardizing plans by a national for-profit hospital chain to buy the city’s two struggling hospitals and others in Bristol, Manchester and Vernon. Continue Reading →

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For-profit hospital deal gets done. Then, doubts behind the scenes

Sen. Len Fasano

In crafting a last-minute compromise clearing the way for four Connecticut hospitals to be acquired by a for-profit company, lawmakers accomplished something many doubted would be possible. But for some legislators key to the deal, any sense of celebration was short-lived because of questions about whether a major player was backing out. Continue Reading →

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The Basics: The last-minute for-profit hospital bill

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It came down to the final hours, but legislators tackled one of the most complex, controversial issues of the session by passing a measure that makes it easier for nonprofit hospitals to convert to for-profits and adds state oversight to hospital sales and transactions involving physician practices. Here are the basics. Continue Reading →

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