Your Voices Were Heard: Health Care Wins in 2018

May 11, 2018

By Lynne Ide |

Together we did it!

As the clock struck midnight on May 9, health care activists and advocates walked away from the 2018 legislative session with a handful of important wins.

Thanks go out to people from all walks of life across the state who made sure their voice was heard in the call for quality, affordable care we can ALL count on.

There were health care action days at the Capitol, calls to action, press events and speak-outs – combining to create a vibrant array of coordinated advocacy tactics aimed at raising awareness and giving voice to the need for action.

Elected officials – in a bipartisan show of support – listened and rose to the challenge of protecting our coverage, restoring cuts to care, and taking on the players in the health care system that too often profit at people’s expense.

Here are some key health care bills that passed in the House and Senate and will now travel to Governor Malloy’s desk for his signature:

Stay tuned for more in-depth analysis of these issues – and other health care bills that did or did not make it through the 2018 legislative session.  We will be posting more blogs in the coming weeks.

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