Connecticut Health Care News

Capital Update: Pre-Election Overview

ELECTION SEASON Election Day, November 8, is almost here. Connecticut — the land of steady habits—will likely live up to its moniker as we do not expect drastic changes in the political landscape. Recent polls have indicated that incumbents Governor Lamont and U.S....

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MedNotes: Physicians Included in CT’s “Red Flag” Law

Public Health Emergency Extended To October 13, 2022 The U.S. Public Health Emergency (PHE) has been extended through October 13, 2022. CDC data shows that more than half of the country's population lives in a county with a high COVID–19 Community Level, where the...

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MedNotes – April 5, 2022: HCMA Active at the Capitol

In addition to the virtual legislative forum held with area state lawmakers in early March 2022, HCMA board members testified on several bills important to the practice of medicine: Dr. Laureen Rubino addressed the Public Health Committee advocating for improvements...

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HCMA Physician Spotlight – Pietro Memmo, MD

HARTFORD, Conn., March 16, 2022– Orthopedic Associates of Hartford (OAH) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Pietro Memmo, MD as President effective January 2022. Dr. Memmo is an Interventional Physiatrist, one of the few in the State of...

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MedNotes: March 15, 2022 Vaccination Efforts in Hartford

HCMA Physicians Meet with LawmakersMembers of the Association met with area State lawmakers on March 11 totalk about priority legislative priorities. The topics included:     - Making the prior authorization process less burdensome     - Insurers, not medical...

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HCMA MedNotes February 24, 2022

COVID Testing and Reimbursement On Jan. 10, 2022, the Departments of Labor and the Health and Human Services released guidance to support the Administration’s directive that health insurers and group health plans cover, subject to certain criteria, the cost of...

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