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Governor proposes legislative to curb health cost increases

Posted On: Feb. 27, 2023 10:04 AM CST

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed legislation to reduce unnecessary medical charges and increase competition between health care providers, reports CBS New York. Under the proposal, the state would also be able to purchase prescription drugs at cheaper rates and eliminate some hospital fees. The governor said his legislation will focus on making health care more affordable for residents and employers.