The SustiNet Health Partnership board released its final recommendations Friday in a 242-page document. The proposal will now go to the state legislature, which along with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, must sign off on any plan.

The board’s report says implementing SustiNet could save the state between $226 million and $277 million a year, beginning in 2014. The projected savings, based on modeling by a board consultant, would come largely from federal money made available through health reform and delivery system changes aimed at slowing the growth of health care costs.

For a shorter summary of the recommendations, here’s what we reported last month.

Arielle Levin Becker covered health care for The Connecticut Mirror. She previously worked for The Hartford Courant, most recently as its health reporter, and has also covered small towns, courts and education in Connecticut and New Jersey. She was a finalist in 2009 for the prestigious Livingston Award for Young Journalists, a recipient of a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship and the third-place winner in 2013 for an in-depth piece on caregivers from the National Association of Health Journalists. She is a 2004 graduate of Yale University.

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