Expanded Access to Health Coverage for Personal Care AttendantsMarch 17, 2023
Personal care attendants (PCAs) will have additional access to affordable health insurance after an agreement was reached to expand the application deadline for PCAs to apply for the first round of the new premium assistance benefit.
Critical Benefits Coming To an EndMarch 1, 2023
Very soon, there will be changes for some of our most vulnerable individuals and families who are on Medicaid. Starting on April 1, the COVID-19 public health emergency protection will be coming to an end. Medicaid enrollees who were continuously covered will again have to provide proof of eligibility to continue getting benefits.
Reducing Diaper InsecurityFebruary 22, 2023
I was was joined by the Diaper Bank of Connecticut, the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA), and Nurturing Families Network at Day Kimball Healthcare, to advocate in support of legislation that seeks to provide Medicaid coverage for diapers to help struggling families obtain basic necessities to care for babies and young children.
Supporting Nursing Home Workers and ResidentsFebruary 16, 2023
Leadership of Human Services Committee and Aging Committee held a press conference ahead of a joint public hearing in favor of several bills supporting nursing home workers and residents. Advocates from SEIU 1199 and AARP, Connecticut’s Long-term Care Ombudsperson and a representative from the Attorney General's Office made remarks.
Moving CT Forward, Investing in Education and Child NutritionFebruary 14, 2023
As we progress steadily through the current session, it is important that we continue to build upon past legislative successes that have allowed Connecticut to keep moving forward. We also invested in special education and lunches in schools.
Endometriosis Working Group PrioritiesFebruary 6, 2023
As Chair of the Endometriosis Working Group, I was pleased to join with members in a press conference to discuss the Working Group and announce the release of our 2023 Policy Priorities.
Reproductive Rights Caucus 2023 Legislative AgendaJanuary 27, 2023
At a press conference with members and co-chair of the Reproductive Rights Caucus, Matt Blumenthal to announce the 2023 Legislative Agenda.
Application Opening Soon: Access Health Broker AcademyJanuary 27, 2023
To diversify the insurance broker community in our state, Access Health CT has established the Broker Academy Program to create a pathway for newly licensed insurance brokers by recruiting from and building the skillset of those who live and work in underserved communities throughout Connecticut.