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February 2019

Healthcare: Would A Public Option Help Connecticut?

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Connecticut State Capitol Park, 210 Capitol Avenue, Room 310
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Connecticut healthcare insurance premiums are expensive, pricing out too many individuals and businesses. This session, lawmakers are considering whether to create a public insurance option, accountable to government, to bring down costs. Important questions include who to cover, what to cover, how much to pay providers, how to fund it, and, most important, will it help make insurance affordable? Should it be built on Medicaid, the state employee plan, or should we create something different? What would happen to the…

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