Long past time for affordable health care — a real public option

April 28, 2021

The COVID-19 health and economic crisis lays bare the need for a real public option healthcare bill in Connecticut. Senate Bill 842, which received a public hearing on February 9, expands the coverage of the current state employee health care plan to allow small businesses, non-profits, and unions to buy into the plan that fits their needs. It also expands Medicaid eligibility, increases subsidies for individuals already on the state health care exchange, and provides subsidies for immigrants, regardless of status.  Read more.

For additional information, you may go to The Connecticut Campaign for Affordable Health Care at http://ctaffordablehealthcare.com/ .  Access their resources and letter templates and join them in the fight for health care that is equitable, dependable, and affordable