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  • NEW HIL Survey Report Brief – Volume 1
    A brief summarizing results of a 2016 study of health insurance literacy in Connecticut is now available. This research, led by Dr. Victor Villagra, Associate Director of the UConn Health Disparities Institute, is the first study to measure health insurance literacy among Connecticut adults enrolled in private health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. […]
    Posted on April 5, 2017
  • Equal Coverage to Care Coalition Retreat
    On Monday, December 5th, HDI hosted the first Equal Coverage to Care Coalition retreat in downtown Hartford. This daylong meeting brought together community based organizations, state agencies, foundations, and insurers to discuss the changing health reform landscape and the three focus areas for statewide coalition work: Health Insurance Literacy Health System Navigation Health Insurance Simplification […]
    Posted on December 16, 2016
  • UConn Health Journal: Fighting for Equity
    A recent article in the UConn Health Journal discusses the complexities of health insurance literacy and how HDI plans to get involved. http://healthjournal.uconn.edu/2016/07/26/fighting-for-equity/  
    Posted on August 22, 2016
  • Barriers to Health Equity Symposium
    The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO), with the UConn Health Disparities Institute (HDI) as a co-sponsor, hosted a health symposium – Barriers to Health Equality on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Aubri Drake, from HDI, was a featured speaker. The recording of the symposium can be viewed through CT-N.
    Posted on August 2, 2016

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