December 30, 2014
by Staff Report | December 30, 2014 4:23pm
December 24, 2014
by Christine Stuart | December 24, 2014 12:30pm
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 1:12pm
December 1, 2014
by Kristi Allen | December 1, 2014 11:40pm
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.
by Cara Rosner | December 1, 2014 1:10pm
September 26, 2014
by Suzanne Bates | September 26, 2014 12:00pm
It was clear that Brink Lindsey, vice president of research at Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, was surprised to find himself on the same panel as the well-known progressive activist Ralph Nader.
August 7, 2014
by Staff Report | August 7, 2014 10:53am
June 20, 2014
by Sarah Darer Littman | June 20, 2014 8:00am
The Task Force to Study the Provision of Behavioral Health Services for Young Adults released its report earlier this week. I underlined one sentence on page iii, several times in red: “The behavioral health care system is not user-friendly for those in need.”
That has got to be the understatement of the year, if not the decade.
June 18, 2014
by Wendell Potter | June 18, 2014 7:00am
Center Series Documented Abuses, But Don’t Expect Action From Congress
A year-long investigation by the Center for Public Integrity has revealed that health insurers may have fleeced taxpayers out of $70 billion in just five years.
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June 11, 2014
by Wendell Potter | June 11, 2014 10:55am
If They’re Making Millions, Should The Rest Of Us Have To Pay Higher Premiums?
If health insurance companies announce big premium increases on policies for 2015, I hope regulators, lawmakers and the media will look closely at whether they are justified, especially in light of recent disclosures of better-than-expected profits in 2013, rosy outlooks for the rest of this year, and soaring CEO compensation.