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Connecticut State Ombudsman, Mairead Painter, was Interviewed on a Bill That Would Expand the Ombudsman Office

March 05, 2024

Connecticut State Ombudsman, Mairead Painter, was interviewed on a Bill that would expand the Ombudsman Office. The measure, introduced by House Speaker Matthew Ritter and leaders of the Aging Committee, would make several changes to Connecticut’s home care industry, including creating an online registry of employees, requiring companies to send clients photo identification of workers, launching a presumptive eligibility program for people who need to access Medicaid quickly and want care at home, and expanding the long-term care ombudsman’s office.

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