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Health care consumers save $2.5 million

The Office of the Healthcare Advocate saved Connecticut health care consumers $2.5 million in the first quarter of 2013, according to agency's quarterly report.

Setting the record straight

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said his budget is honest and balanced, keeps state government within its means and provides for economic growth. Is that truly the case?

Conn. health exchange awarded $2.1M federal grant

Connecticut's health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, has been awarded a $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to fund the state's In Person Assistance program (IPA).

Health official sounds alarm over costs

A proposal to shift thousands of residents covered by Connecticut’s HUSKY Medicaid program to private health plans marketed through a statewide exchange could have a damaging effect on many low earners, state Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri warned.

Health Insurance Exchange readies outreach programs

The Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange announced Feb. 11 it will be launching its community outreach programs with the Office of the Healthcare Advocate to educate residents about the state's exchange.