Kevin Kelly

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Health insurers face outcry over requests for sharply higher rates

Lynne Ide, director of program and policy for the Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut, argues against the proposed health insurance rate hikes.

After proposing sharp rate increases for next year’s health insurance plans for individuals and small groups, a trio of insurers faced a barrage of criticism from elected officials and the public during a series of hearings Wednesday and Thursday. Continue Reading →

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Digital town hall: Caregiving and aging in Connecticut

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Connecticut officials describe it as the “silver tsunami:” The state’s population of seniors is forecast to rise dramatically in the next decade, while the working-age population declines. That’s expected to bring a growth in the need for caregivers — both people who take care of others professionally and those who do it free, out of love or obligation, for friends or family members. Continue Reading →

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