2015 Legislative Session

S.B. 811
Summary of S.B. 811 (Health Care Omnibus)
As amended by House "A" and Senate "A" and "B"
 
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Cheat sheet: What’s in the big health care bill?
By  | June 1, 2015 | CT Mirror

The state Senate unanimously passed a wide-ranging health care bill Monday that could have significant implications for hospitals, insurance companies, doctors and patients.

Proponents say it will help control health care costs and improve transparency for patients. Critics say it contains problematic new regulations and could jeopardize the ability of struggling hospitals to find buyers to help them survive.

The 87-page bill passed the House Saturday night and now goes to the governor.

What does it do? Here's a look at the key parts.

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Highlights of bipartisan debate in favor of S.B. 811:


 Our Ask: 

March 10, 2015

We need an omnibus bill this session that incorporates components of Senate Bills 810 through 815, as well as House Bill 6938 and Senate Bill 916.  

We believe that such a bill can build on positive current work being done in Connecticut and help realize visionary, strategic and sustainable solutions to our shared health care challenges.  


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dsc 0063-771x514 We are six weeks into the legislative session and there is no cohesive health care  agenda in sight.  The tendency to “not see the forest for the trees” is prevailing for  the moment.

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