CT Health Reform Report Card Issued

The New Haven-based Connecticut Health Policy Project, a non-profit, non-partisan research and educational organization dedicated to improving access to affordable, quality health care, has issued aReport Card for Connecticut.  The organization surveyed more than three dozen "thought leaders" serving on health-related state councils, boards, committees and among the leadership of health-related organizations.  The respondents included providers, consumer advocates, labor, business, insurance brokers, and academics.  The results:  Connecticut received a C in health reform, a C+ in effort, and a D in "engaging consumers in policy making."  Connecticut's Medicaid efforts earned a B.