2023 Press Releases
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Governor Lamont: Connecticut’s First-Ever Healthcare Cost Growth Benchmark Report Confirms the Need for Reforms To Make Healthcare More Affordable
(HARTFORD, CT) -- The Connecticut Office of Health Strategy (OHS) has rendered a Final Decision by way of an Agreed Settlement in Hartford Healthcare’s Windham Community Memorial Hospital, Inc. Certificate of Need application. The settlement approves the request to terminate the hospital’s inpatient obstetric services if Windham studies the need for and feasibility of a birthing center and agrees to operate one if needed. Windham Hospital’s application has been approved with significant conditions to ensure continued access to affordable healthcare for residents of the Windham community.
STATEMENT FROM OFFICE OF HEALTH STRATEGY ON THE PENDING ACQUISITIONS OF PROSPECT CT, INC. BY YALE NEW HAVEN HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATION AND PROSPECT CT MEDICAL FOUNDATION, INC. BY NORTHEAST MEDICAL GROUP, INC.
(Hartford, CT) - The Office of Health Strategy has offered, and the applicants in this matter have accepted, to engage in confidential settlement negotiations. Those discussions are on-going. The Office’s goal is to reach an agreed settlement with the parties that will adequately address issues of quality, access and affordability that fall within our statutory obligations and will ensure that any acquisition is in the best interests of the residents of CT. OHS will be looking to the cooperation from the applicants needed to achieve that goal.