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One place to improve government efficiency: Pharmacy benefits

Gov. Dannel Malloy campaigned on a pledge to make government smarter and more efficient, and he is generally making good on that promise.   One area where he can demonstrate this is in the streamlining of access to prescription medications under Medicaid and other state medical assistance programs. There are about 525,000 state residents who receive […]

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Stalled HUSKY program offers savings for state

Connecticut’s new governor will have the opportunity to put in place an innovative, cost-saving system for delivering health care to 390,000 low-income children and parents in the HUSKY program. Under primary care case management (“PCCM” or “HUSKY Primary Care”), no insurance company is involved. The Department of Social Services (“DSS,” the state Medicaid agency), pays […]