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Critics: healthcare changes would burden Connecticut's poor

Hartford Courant, February 17, 2009

Medicaid recipients and healthcare advocates are livid at changes Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell's Rell has proposed in the state's budget, which include implementing premiums and co-payments for many HUSKY recipients and other cuts in coverage and services for state health insurance programs. They say Rell's plan unfairly burdens some of Connecticut's poorest residents, while asking little of the wealthy.