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Healthcare Talk Takes Aim At Costs

Healthcare Talk Takes Aim At Costs

A community conversation about healthcare shed some light on where the problems lie with the current state of the healthcare system.

At the Glastonbury MLK Community Initiative's Community Conversation: "Healthcare - A Right or A Privilege?," held on Nov. 1 at the Riverfront Community Center, much of the conversation pointed toward rising medical costs as the No. 1 factor for increasing health insurance premiums, larger deductibles, and out-of-pocket expenses.

Panelist James Wadleigh, the chief executive officer of Access Health CT and a Glastonbury resident, said that the Affordable Care Act has been successful, with more than 2 million state residents coming to...

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