HB 5463* is an important first step in finding ways to offer affordable health care to Connecticut residents who can't use Medicaid or Medicare. It passed the House by a vote of 93 - 55. The Senate has yet to act on this bill. Call your state Senator and also the Senate leadership
- Senator Martin Looney, 860-240-0375; 800-842-1420
- Senator Len Fasano, 800-842-1421; 860-240-8800
Remind them to take up and pass HB 5463 before the legislature adjourns this Wednesday, May 9.
* The bill mandates a study of health care coverage options for people who are not eligible for Medicaid. The study would be led by the State Comptroller and the Office of Health Care Strategies and would explore options for affordable coverage in CT. See the text of the bill here.