Connecticut’s health care exchange will once again have two insurers offering plans next year, a welcome relief for Access Health Connecticut, which has been on shifting sands since the election of Donald Trump as president.
U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., are among 16 Senate Democrats who’ve declared support for Vermont Independent U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” single payer healthcare insurance bill.
Connecticut lawmakers are expected back at the State Capitol on Thursday. They’ll be there to finally vote on the state’s two-year budget that was supposed to have taken effect on July 1. Lawmakers have spent the past three months since they adjourned from their regular session arguing about how to fix a $3.5 billion deficit in the state’s $40 billion two-year budget.