Twenty people are out of jobs and a system developed at the cost of about $20 million has been discarded and dismantled.
For decades, Connecticut and other states have used a fee-for-service model to pay for health care: the provider bills for each service, every consult, every procedure, every test, every pill. State Comptroller Kevin Lembo and many others have come to view that system as seriously flawed. It not only contributes to skyrocketing medical costs but […]
While tolls, bonding and the budget have dominated this legislative session, a battle has been quietly brewing over the creation of a state-administered health insurance public option for small businesses.
State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, pharmacists and their trade organizations say pharmacy benefit managers are contributing to the rise in prescription drug prices..