Anne Foley

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Sweeping plan put forward to control rising health care costs

After spending six months studying new ways to control ever-growing health care costs, a state-hired consulting firm presented a plan to Connecticut’s Health Care Cabinet Tuesday that calls for the largest reorganization and consolidation of health-related state agencies in two decades. Continue Reading →

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Digital town hall: Caregiving and aging in Connecticut

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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Malloy: Let nurse practitioners in CT work independent of doctors

This is a map showing which states allow nurse practitioners to practice independently, with some reduced scope of practice and with restrictions.

The Malloy administration wants to let nurse practitioners work independently of doctors, a potentially significant, and controversial, shift in the health care landscape aimed at expanding access to care. Continue Reading →

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