Many patients have returned, but hospitals are still struggling from months of lost revenue and added expenses.
A billion in federal funds flies out the door … and more is needed
Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration expects to finish divvying up Connecticut’s $1.4 billion share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund next month.
As Congress weighs hazard pay for pandemic’s front-line workers, advocates say it’s not enough
Connecticut’s Latino and Black workers have borne the brunt of the pandemic and advocates say they’ll need long-term help.
‘There’s pain everywhere.’ Hospitals stand to lose $1.5 billion amid COVID-19 crisis
Federal bailout money won’t be enough to make up for revenue that has vanished since the pandemic began.
Connecticut doctors brace for coronavirus surge
Some Connecticut doctors have abandoned their offices for hospital ICU’s, while others struggle to maintain their practices.
Congress stumbles on new COVID-19 aid for small businesses, states, hospitals
Rep. Joe Courtney says ‘the well is going empty,” but partisan differences stall new federal coronavirus-response help.
House approves massive coronavirus bill
DeLauro, Himes, Courtney and Larson all drove from Connecticut to approve $2 trillion package amid coronavirus concerns.
Nursing home officials bristle at Lamont suggestion to send hospital patients to nursing facilities
Nursing home operators are worried that taking in overflow hospitals patients will put their elderly residents at risk.
Congress struggles to pass coronavirus bill as COVID-19 cases grow
Blumenthal and Murphy say a stalled Senate bill fails to provide enough money for states, hospitals and individuals.
Connecticut hospitals are bracing for a surge of patients
Connecticut hospitals are preparing for a surge of COVID-19 patients. But the state has fewer hospital beds than its neighbors.
How they came to a $1.8 billion hospital settlement
Hospital executives and the Lamont administration pulled back the curtain Friday on a proposed $1.8 billion settlement with Connecticut’s hospitals.
Special session on hospital settlement is Dec. 18
The General Assembly is convening a one-day special session next week to vote on a $1.8 billion settlement of a tax fight with the hospital industry and a revised version of a restaurant tip-credit bill vetoed in July.
Courtney scores win with House approval of workplace safety bill
Under Courtney’s bill, the Labor Department would have to issue a rule requiring health care and social service employers to implement workplace violence prevention plans and to report all incidences of workplace violence.
Courtney bill to protect health workers from violence set for House vote
Under Rep. Joe Courtney’s bill, the Labor Department would have to issue a rule requiring health care and social service employers to implement workplace violence prevention plans.
More CT hospitals end 2018 in the black, but financial picture mixed
The finances of Connecticut’s hospitals remained mostly unchanged in 2018, with slightly more hospitals turning a profit.