Newsletter — June 2020

We hope that you and all of your family members remain in good health during a time of unprecedented upheaval as we all try to live through this pandemic. There are a few items we would like to update you on. SFCRTA Book Awards $750 Award Jenna Calorossi, Stamford H. S. – Elem. Ed. ,…

Newsletter — February 2020

Connecticut Losing Billions of Potential Revenue The Yankee Institute for Public Policy (Mark E. Fitch) reports “Connecticut lost $1.1 billion to other states in 2018 and ranked sixth in the nation for loss of income and wealth to other states.” Retirees make up a significant portion of the income and wealth loss. The Yankee Institute…

Newsletter — November 2019

On October 23rd, two hundred and twenty eight SFCRTA members attended a breakfast and listened to Connecticut Attorney General William Tong speak about collusion in the drug industry, specifically in reference to generic drugs. Here are some of his key points: Nearly 90 percent of all prescriptions filled are generic drugs, intended to be an…

Newsletter – September 2019

NEW HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION RELEASED BY THE TRB Premium Comparison High Level Summary of Plan Differences ∗ Medicare Part B deductible subject to change per Medicare Changes in Plans for 2020 (full plan description to be mailed by carriers) Anthem Medicare Advantage: $10 Office Visit $200 per admission Inpatient Hospital Copay Anthem Medicare Supplement: $10…