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January 2017

2017 Legislative Briefing

We can all agree that children deserve the opportunity to develop to their full potential.  In Connecticut, that shared goal can become a statewide reality. 

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
September 2016

American Community Survey 2015: Connecticut Residents See Income and Health Insurance Gains, but Child Poverty Remains High

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data finds modest progress in health care access, median household incomes and income inequality, but little improvement in reduced poverty.

Issue Areas:
Family Economic Security, Health
July 2016

Gaps or Loss of Coverage for Children in the HUSKY Program: A 2016 Update

Continuous health insurance coverage is an important aspect of quality in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program, ensuring uninterrupted access to preventive care and treatment for acute and chronic conditions.

Issue Area:
Health
July 2016

Dental Services for Children and Parents in the HUSKY Program: An Update for 2014

This report on dental care in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program shows that for the first time in recent years, utilization of preventive services and treatment has declined among children who were enrolled in the HUSKY Program for the year.

Issue Area:
Health
June 2016

Births to Mothers with HUSKY Program Coverage (Medicaid and CHIP): 2012

This report is the thirteenth in a series of reports on maternal health and birth outcomes issued by Connecticut Voices for Children as part of state-funded HUSKY Program performance monitoring.

Issue Area:
Health
June 2016

Update on Enrollment in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program Under the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care has had a significant impact health insurance coverage nationwide and in Connecticut.

Issue Area:
Health
May 2016

Impact of the Final FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

Following hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts in Fiscal Year 2016, Connecticut policymakers tackled the nearly $1 billion budget deficit in Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 17) by adopting a two-pro

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
April 2016

Impact of the Governor’s, Republican, and Democrat Proposed FY 2017 Budget on Children and Families

Following hundreds of millions in dollars of cuts to health, human services and education to close a billion dollar budget hole in Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 16), lawmakers are once again facing tough ch

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health, Juvenile Justice
April 2016

HUSKY Program Coverage for Parents: Most Families Will Feel the Full Impact of Income Eligibility Cut Later in 2016

The Governor’s April 12th proposal recommends reducing HUSKY parent eligibility for the second time in less than twelve months.

Issue Area:
Health
February 2016

Behavioral Health Care in HUSKY A Before and After Implementation of Connecticut's Behavioral Health Partnership: Children and Adults with Diagnosed Mental Conditions

On January 1, 2006, the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership, an administered fee-for-service Medicaid program, was created with the goal of improving access to care by providing beneficiaries with a coordinated and effective system of community-based behavioral health services and support for individuals who need care.

Issue Area:
Health