Thursday, January 11, 2018

CTNJ Op-Ed: Prescription costs are squeezing out other Connecticut priorities, but we have options

Connecticut’s state budget is out of balance, reflecting the weakness in our state economy. Policymakers have been forced into compromising support for critical priorities, in healthcare and beyond. There are a lot of reasons for the problem but soaring health costs, particularly for prescription drugs, are a significant drain. There are cost control options that don’t lower access or quality of care; many could, in fact, improve our health. Read more