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Sustinet final Report.appendix.cga.010711

Sustinet final Report.appendix.cga.010711

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SustiNet Health Partnership
Report to the Connectct General AsseblFro the SstNet Health PartnershpBoard of Drectors
JANuARy 2011
 
Acnowledgeents
Ths report reflects the wor of an dedcated nddals, agences and organzatons across the stateand beond. We’d le to acnowledge the wor of the Board ebers:
 
 Nancy Wyman (Co-Chair) • Kevin Lembo (Co-Chair)Bruce Gould • Paul Grady • Bonita Grubbs • Norma Gyle • Jeffrey Kramer Estela Lopez • Sal Luciano • Joseph McDonagh • Jamie Mooney*
And ebers of the fe adsor cottees and three tas forces:
Health Disparities and Equity Advisory CommitteeHealth Information Technology Advisory CommitteePatient Centered Medical Home Advisory CommitteePreventive Healthcare Advisory CommitteeHealthcare Quality and Provider Advisory CommitteeHealthcare Work Force Task ForceTobacco and Smoking Cessation Task ForceChildhood and Adult Obesity Task Force
Otstandng gdance proded b the consltant tea coprsed of:
Stan Dorn, Urban InstituteAnya Rader Wallack, Arrowhead Health AnalyticsKatharine London, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Center for Health Law and EconomicsLinda Green, Goddard AssociatesJonathan Gruber, MIT Department of Economics
We than for fondatons for generosl spportng the Board’s wor:
Connecticut Health Foundation
Universal Health Care Foundation of ConnecticutJessie B. Cox Charitable Lead TrustState Coverage Initiatives program, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,administered by AcademyHealth
 
And a fnal note of thans to the staff of the Offce of the State Coptroller and the Offce of the Health-care Adocate who proded contnos spport to the Board and ts cottees and tas forces.Ths report s hereb sbtted to the Connectct General Assebl on Janar 7, 2011:
* Jamie Mooney recently resigned her Board post; we thank her for her contributions.
Kevin Lembo, State Comptroller  Nancy Wyman, Lt. Governor 
 
Table of Contents
Executive Summary ...............................................................................................................2Background .............................................................................................................................42009 SustiNet Legislation ............................................................................................4The Work of the SustiNet Board and Its Committees and Task Forces ....................4Why Action is Necessary ..............................................................................................5How this Report is Organized ......................................................................................7Federal Health Care Reform ...................................................................................................7Our Findings and Central Recommendations .......................................................................8Covered Populations ....................................................................................................8BOARD RECOMMENDATION .....................................................................11Benets .........................................................................................................................12BOARD RECOMMENDATION ....................................................................13Delivery System and Payment Reform ......................................................................14BOARD RECOMMENDATION ....................................................................16Governance and Administration ..................................................................................16BOARD RECOMMENDATION ....................................................................17Coverage and Access ...................................................................................................19BOARD RECOMMENDATION......................................................................21Prevention and Public Health Investments..................................................................22BOARD RECOMMENDATION......................................................................22Coverage and Cost Estimates..................................................................................................23Coverage.........................................................................................................................23Cost.................................................................................................................................24Detailed Recommendations to the General Assembly...........................................................32Governance and Location Within State Government..................................................32Policy-making Duties and Responsibilities of the Authority Board...........................33Administrative Duties and Responsibilities of the Authority......................................34Reforming Health Care Delivery and Payment...........................................................35Expanding Medicaid Coverage and Access to Care....................................................38State Public Health Investments...................................................................................38Timeline for Implementing SustiNet and Affordable Care Act.............................................40Conclusion................................................................................................................................42Endnotes....................................................................................................................................42

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