October 26, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 26, 2016 5:30am
While the opioid epidemic in Connecticut has been well documented over the past several months, one aspect of the crisis that hasn’t received much attention is the financial impact it is having on workplaces and insurance companies in the state.
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October 24, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 24, 2016 2:38pm
HARTFORD, CT — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said insurance companies are circumventing the 1996 mental health parity law by erecting “bureaucratic hurdles” for patients who want to access the coverage that’s in their insurance plan.
by Jack Kramer | October 24, 2016 10:00am
GUILFORD, CT — Rep. Sean Scanlon, D-Guilford, got a little help from American Idol winner Nick Fradiani in promoting this year’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
October 19, 2016
by Cara Rosner | October 19, 2016 1:06pm
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal wants the Department of Justice to reject a $465 million settlement it recently reached with Mylan Pharmaceuticals, saying the EpiPen maker should take more accountability for shortchanging the Medicaid program.
October 12, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 12, 2016 1:45pm
October 5, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 5, 2016 9:54pm
by Christine Stuart | October 5, 2016 12:00pm
by Cara Rosner | October 5, 2016 5:30am
Thousands of Connecticut residents who buy individual health insurance on their own may qualify for tax credits that could get them cheaper coverage through the health insurance marketplace, according to new data.
September 29, 2016
by Cara Rosner | September 29, 2016 11:00am
Connecticut has joined 34 other states and the District of Columbia in filing a federal lawsuit against the two manufacturers of Suboxone, a drug that treats opioid addiction, accusing the companies of illegally blocking generic competitors from the marketplace.
September 27, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 27, 2016 5:29am
Unable to get her questions answered by the Access Health CT call center last year, Diane Lafferty did what 40 percent of exchange customers did and turned to an insurance broker for help.