Many nursing home residents used a Tuesday forum to air concerns about staffing levels, which they described as still insufficient.
Nearly half of the nursing homes in CT are overdue for a routine inspection, and the number of serious violations is up. What’s going on?
The Transforming Children’s Behavioral Health Policy and Planning Committee, formed as part of 2022 CT legislation, begins its work on Monday.
Lawmakers adopted reforms aimed at boosting nursing home transparency, but passed on proposals surrounding staffing levels and patient care.
Carriers selling policies on and off CT’s Affordable Care Act Exchange are asking for an average increase of 12.4% on individual health plans.
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A plan to implement mandatory nurse staffing ratios in CT hospitals was scrapped, but an overhaul of hospital staffing committees survived.
The Senate passed the original bill without the community health worker provision, which was included in an amendment added Wednesday morning.
The measure would extend Medicaid coverage to kids 15 and younger without legal status. But advocates wanted people up to age 25 to qualify.
The deal would, among other things, ban certain terms in contracts between health care providers and insurers deemed ‘anti-competitive.’
The legislation boosts transparency in nursing home finances, increases oversight of homemaker companion agencies and adds protections.
The wide-ranging bill passed by the CT House aims to increase access to birth control, emergency contraception and medications like Narcan.
The bill protects CT providers who face disciplinary action in other states for performing abortions.
Without a proposed $32 million boost, CT health centers would look to trim staff, hours of operation and some services, officials said.
CT lawmakers have moved away from mandated staffing ratios and plan to bolster hospital staffing committees and create an oversight panel.