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For V.A. Hospitals (and Patients), a Major Health Victory
New York Times - Friday, January 30, 2015

Malloy, GOP hold cards close in deficit showdown
Connecticut Mirror - Friday, January 30, 2015

Medicare Payments Surge for Stents to Unblock Blood Vessels in Limbs
New York Times - Thursday, January 29, 2015

Docs, hospitals, state health officials endorse opioid painkiller guidelines
Journal Inquirer - Thursday, January 29, 2015


What's New

Connecticut Adopts Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Emergency Departments

The Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA), the Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS), the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (CCEP), and the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) have endorsed a set of voluntary guidelines to help Emergency Department (ED) medical staff treat patients with chronic pain conditions who come to the ED.

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HIPAA Security Rules Focus of CHA Forum

On January 23, nearly 100 people participated in a CHA issue-based forum, “Privacy and Security Events:  Breach Response and Investigation.”

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CHA's Stephen Frayne Named to Council on Medical Assistance Program

Stephen Frayne, Senior Vice President, Health Policy, has been named to the Council on Medical Assistance Program Oversight (MAPOC).

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