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2008 Connecticut Healthcare Partnership

Connecticut Health Care Partnership Estimated Savings


VIDEO - CT Healthcare Partnership Informational Forum This On-Demand file is closed captioned. Click here for more information.  (Date Recorded: 5/22/2008)
Includes presentations by the Senate Chair of the Labor Cmte, labor leaders, a municipal official and a small town business owner on HB 5536 - the health care partnership pooling bill passed by the House and Senate during the legislative session


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Rep. Donovan and Sec. of the State Susan Bysiewicz urge Governor Rell
to sign the Connecticut Healthcare Partnership.


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Connecticut House Majority Leader Christopher Donovan, D-Meriden, uses a set of charts to make a point during a news conference at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007. Donovan was putting forth a plan for healthcare pooling where municipal employees in Connecticut's 169 towns would be able to join the state employee healthcare plan. (AP Photo/Bob Child)


What they’re saying about the Connecticut Health Care Partnership…


Documents

HB5536 - An Act Establishing The Connecticut Healthcare Partnership

Annual Premium Costs - No State Contributions

Partnership Talking Points

Other States that Pool

State Employee FY 07-08 Data

Healthcare Options Planner 2007-2008
For State Of Connecticut Employees


Newspaper Articles

June 13, 2008

HEALTH VETO SLAMMED - NH Independent article

June 8, 2008

INSURANCE POOL - Record Journal Editorial

May 29, 2008

GROUPS RALLY TO URGE RELL TO SIGN HEALTH PLAN - Willimantic Chronicle article

May 27, 2008

BLUMENTHAL SAYS INSURERS COULDN'T UNILATERALLY CHANGE STATE CONTRACTS
Hartford Courant article

May 23, 2008

OFFICIALS URGE RELL TO SIGN HEALTH-INSURANCE BILL - Middletown Press article

May 22, 2008

RELL URGED TO SIGN INSURANCE MEASURE - New London Day article

May 21, 2008

CALLS CONTINUE FOR RELL TO SIGN HEALTH-CARE POOLING BILL
Stamford Advocate article

May 21, 2008

RELL URGED TO SPARE HEALTH INSURANCE BILL - Connecticut Post article

May 21, 2008

RELL URGED TO SIGN HEALTH CARE BILL - Associated Press article

May 19, 2008

LOBBYING GOV. RELL ON HEALTH CARE - CT News Junkie article

May 18, 2008

INSURANCE REMEDY WAITS ON RELL'S DESK - Hartford Courant ediorial

May 16, 2008

PRESSURE GROWS FOR RELL TO SIGN BILL - New Haven Register article

May 13, 2008

EXPAND ACCESS TO STATE HEALTH PLAN - Stamford Advocate editorial

May 7, 2008

POOLING BILL GETS FINAL PASSAGE - CT News Junkie article

May 7, 2008

SENATE APPROVES STATE HEALTH INSURANCE POOLING BILL - Hartford Courant article

April 30, 2008

A CHANCE TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD - Connecticut Post article

April 24, 2008

INSURANCE EXPANSION DISCUSSED - Connecticut Post article

April 24, 2008

POOLING BILL PASSES HOUSE - CT News Junkie article

April 24, 2008

HEALTH COVERAGE BILL CLEARS HOUSE - Journal Inquirer article

April 24, 2008

CCM BACKS HEALTH CARE BILL - New Haven Register article

April 24, 2008

HOUSE VOTES TO OPEN HEALTH PLAN - Meriden Record-Journal article

April 24, 2008

CONNECTICUT HOUSE PASSES BILL OPENING INSURANCE TO MORE PEOPLE
Hartford Courant article

April 24, 2008

LAWMAKERS FIGHT OVER EXPANDED HEALTH CARE - New London Day article

April 24, 2008

HOUSE OKS OPENING STATE HEALTH PLAN TO CITIES - Stamford Advocate article

April 23, 2008

HOUSE APPROVES HEALTHCARE POOLING BILL - Associated Press article

April 23, 2008

DEMOCRATS: HOUSE TAKING UP HEALTHCARE POOLING BILL - Associated Press article

April 15, 2008

TOWNS MAY GET HEALTH COST RELIEF - New Haven Register editorial

April 6, 2008

STATE SHOULD OPEN DOOR TO HEALTH INSURANCE - Hartford Courant article

April 3, 2008

A LACK OF HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS LIVES IN CONNECTICUT EACH WEEK
WNPR Interview

March 30, 2008

DONOVAN ’S HEALTHCARE POOLING BILL CLEARS A HURDLE
New Haven Register article

March 29, 2008

BILL OPENING STATE HEALTH PLAN TO TOWNS ADVANCES
Stamford Advocate article

March 28, 2008

POOLING BILL PASSES COMMITTEE WITH BIPARTISAN SUPPORT - CT News Junkie article

March 28, 2008

BILL WOULD LET SMALL BUSINESSES JOIN STATE EMPLOYEE INSURANCE POOL
New Haven Register article

March 18, 2008

BILL PROPOSES EXPANSION OF STATE HEALTH COVERAGE - WNPR article

March 18, 2008

LOOKING TO LIGHT A FIRE - New Haven Independent article

March 14, 2008

DEMS PITCH HEALTH CARE PLAN - Norwalk Hour article

March 14, 2008

HEALTH INSURANCE POOL FINDS SUPPORT IN NORWALK - Stamford Advocate article

March 8, 2008

DONOVAN’S HEALTH-CARE POOLING PLAN APPLAUDED
Meriden Record-Journal article

March 8, 2008

LAWMAKER SHOPS HEALTH INSURANCE POOL PLAN STATEWIDE
Norwalk Advocate article

March 7, 2008

POOLING PLAN GETS PUBLIC HEARING - CT News Junkie article

March 3, 2008

DUELING HEALTH PLANS - Business New Haven article

February 27, 2008

STATE HEALTH PROPOSAL EXCITES SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS
Stamford Advocate article

February 22, 2008

ROWLAND REMNANT HURTS FIGHT FOR BETTER HEALTH CARE - Connecticut Post article

February 19, 2008

OUR VIEW: HEALTH CARE PLAN WORTH LOOKING AT IF SAVINGS TANGIBLE
Norwich Bulletin editorial

February 16, 2008

INSURANCE POOL COULD AID SOME EMPLOYERS - Norwich Bulletin article

February 15, 2008

DONOVAN: PEOPLE WARMING UP TO HEALTH CARE-POOLING PLAN
Meriden Record-Journal article

February 15, 2008

CT HEALTHCARE PARTNERSHIP WORKING GROUP ANNOUNCED

February 12, 2008

BUSINESSES, TOWNS COULD SAVE MILLIONS IN INSURANCE - New London Day article

February 2, 2008

HEALTH INSURANCE PITCH MADE - Hartford Courant article

January 20, 2008

HEALTH CARE FIX MAY FLY IN HARTFORD

January 17, 2008

HEALTHCARE POOLING WOULD YIELD BIG SAVINGS FOR NEW BRITAIN TAXPAYERS

December 12, 2007

LAWMAKER WANTS EXTEND STATE HEALTH BENEFITS - Norwich Bulletin article

December 12, 2007

LEBANON HEARS HEALTH CARE PLAN PITCH - Chronicle article

December 7, 2007

DONOVAN UNVEILS HEALTH PROPOSAL - Kent Good Times Dispatch article

December 2, 2007

GROUPING FOR A SOLUTION - Meriden Record-Journal editorial

November 30, 2007

INSURANCE ASSURANCE - Meriden Record-Journal article

November 29, 2007

MAYOR SKEPTICAL OF POTENTIAL HEALTH-CARE SAVINGS - New Britain Herald article

November 28, 2007

OFFICIALS LEARN MORE ABOUT INSURANCE PLAN - Chronicle article

November 27, 2007

HEALTH-CARE PARTNERSHIP PROPOSED BY DONOVAN - Meriden Record-Journal article

November 16, 2007

DONOVAN WOULD EXPAND STATE HEALTH PLAN - New Haven Register article

November 16, 2007

DONOVAN PROMOTES HEALTHCARE PARTNERSHIP - Meriden Record-Journal article

November 15, 2007

LEGISLATOR MOVES TO EXPAND HEALTH BENEFITS SYSTEM - Connecticut Post article

November 15, 2007

DEMOCRAT LEADER KICKS OFF TOUR TO PUSH HEALTH CARE PROPOSAL - Associated Press article

November 15, 2007

POOLING PAVES THE WAY FOR UNIVERSAL PACKAGE - CT New Junkie article

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