CT Legislature Fails To Pass Sweeping Health Reform Bill

June 07, 2019
Connecticut lawmakers’ effort to pass a sweeping health reform bill collapsed in the state’s senate late Wednesday (June 5), the final day of the session. The bill would have created a reinsurance program, authorized a 1332 waiver, placed a tax on opioid manufacturers, required a state agency to set a spending benchmark to help control health costs and established a drug reimportation program from Canada. The legislature did pass a budget that further expands Medicaid and state senator Matt Lesser...

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