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(Hartford, CT) – In a letter to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Connecticut Congressional Delegation today urged the agency to be more flexible with enrollment periods and strengthen standards for Medicare Advantage plans for UnitedHealth Group enrollees.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Connecticut House delegation today applauded the appointment of Judith Stein, founder and executive director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy in Willimantic, to the Bipartisan Long-Term Care Commission. Created earlier this year as part of the American Tax Relief Act, the commission is responsible for developing a plan to establish, implement, and finance a comprehensive set of long-term care services for seniors and people with disabilities. Last month, Reps.
MERIDEN — The city was a hotbed for discussion of how to prevent gun violence and keep schools safe Wednesday with U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and state Sen. Dante Bartolomeo holding separate meetings with local leaders and representatives of various groups. The meetings came in the wake of the Newtown school killings and included the possibility of stationing retired police officers at all city schools.