Topic: Department of Public Health

Regulatory Reminder: New CT Health Care Laws Effective October 1

A number of new statutes affecting hospitals and other health care providers were enacted during the past legislative session. To help remind the health care industry of the changes ahead, we’ve highlighted below some of the key pieces of legislation that are scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2018: Urgent Care Centers (PA 18-149)…

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CT Hospitals Have New Patient Disclosure Requirements Beginning in 2017

Beginning January 28, 2017, Connecticut hospitals must start notifying patients who schedule certain non-emergency diagnoses or procedures of their right to request related cost and quality information. This new requirement applies to patients whose diagnoses and procedures are included in the annual report issued jointly by the Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) and Department of Public…

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