June 25, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 25, 2015 5:30am
May 26, 2015
by Wendell Potter | May 26, 2015 9:57pm
Folks Are Happy With Health Coverage, But Still Confused By Choices
Here’s the good news: 74 percent of people nationwide who enrolled in health insurance plans through the Obamacare exchanges rate their coverage as excellent or good. That’s according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey released last Thursday.
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May 1, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | May 1, 2015 8:00am
A bill has been introduced that would prevent companies that have attempted to avoid taxes by reincorporating overseas from obtaining federal contracts. It’s the second time a measure has been presented to limit the growth in the number of corporate expatriates.
April 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 2:58pm
A conservative group that is not required to disclose its donors is ramping up its campaign against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state Banking Department for action it’s taken regarding two tribal lending organizations.
March 25, 2015
by Wendell Potter | March 25, 2015 12:20am
Obama Administration Bragging About Anti-fraud Efforts, But Center Report Showed Bigger Dollars Are Being Lost Elsewhere
The Obama administration went to great lengths last week to inform us that it recovered $3.3 billion in fraudulent payments to Medicare health care providers in fiscal year 2014. Officials even went so far as to give an advance copy of their report to The Wall Street Journal, which, like the Center for Public Integrity, has been investigating Medicare fraud and abuse.
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February 24, 2015
by Hugh McQuaid | February 24, 2015 4:44pm
December 30, 2014
by Staff Report | December 30, 2014 5:23pm
December 24, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 24, 2014 1:30pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy expressed doubt this week that Tenet, the Texas-based for-profit hospital chain that had planned to purchase up to four struggling hospitals in the state, would be coming back to the table.
December 5, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 5, 2014 2:12pm
December 2, 2014
by Kristi Allen | December 2, 2014 12:40am
The Connecticut Public Interest Research Group’s annual Trouble in Toyland report says the group found 24 toys on the market this year that could be hazardous to children because of toxic chemicals, choking or ingestion hazards, or excessive noise.