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June 27, 2016

Third Time Could Be The Charm For Waterbury Hospital Purchase

by Christine Stuart | June 27, 2016 5:29am

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital It looks as if the third time might be the charm for the sale of Greater Waterbury Health Network and Waterbury Hospital to Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. for $100 million.

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June 23, 2016

Report: Connecticut Ranks 5th Best Place For Children

by Cara Rosner | June 23, 2016 2:00pm

Courtesy of the Annie Casey Foundation Connecticut ranks as the fifth best state in the country for children, though racial disparities persist in the state, according to an annual report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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Blumenthal: Feds Should Deny Both ‘Mega-Mergers’

by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2016 5:30am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Without addressing recent conflict-of-interest allegations against state insurance regulators, Connecticut’s senior senator wrote Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Justice should deny the mergers of Aetna with Humana and Anthem with Cigna.

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June 22, 2016

Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Program Touted As A Success

by Jack Kramer | June 22, 2016 10:30am

shutterstock The number of patients in the state of Connecticut receiving medical marijuana treatment has grown from 2,000 a few years ago to 11,000, according to Department of Consumer Protection Deputy Commissioner Michelle Seagull.

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June 17, 2016

Home Care Providers Decry Medicaid Cuts

by Kristi Allen | June 17, 2016 1:02pm

Kristi Allen photo Members of the Connecticut Association of Healthcare at Home told state officials Thursday that they’re concerned what will happen if their Medicaid reimbursements are cut 15 percent.

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June 16, 2016

Ethics Board Agrees To Review Insurance Commissioner

by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2016 2:40pm

Christine Stuart photo The Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board unanimously agreed to take up a petition Thursday from an advocacy group to look at Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade’s alleged conflicts, if any, as it pertains to the Anthem-Cigna merger.

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June 15, 2016

New Britain Gets Federal Grant To Address Lead Abatement

by Jack Kramer | June 15, 2016 2:00pm

shutterstock The City of New Britain got some good news from Washington this week when it was awarded $3.4 million to help reduce lead hazards and make housing units safer for children.

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Ethics Board Will Get Second Shot At Insurance Commissioner’s Alleged Conflicts of Interest

by Christine Stuart | June 15, 2016 12:00am

CTNewsJunkie file photo (Updated 9 a.m.) The head of a good government group is asking the Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board to decide if Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade has an alleged conflict of interest related to the merger of Anthem and Cigna — two of the largest insurance companies in the country.

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June 6, 2016

Healthcare Advocate Resigns, Takes Job In Lt. Gov’s Office

by Christine Stuart | June 6, 2016 6:15pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo Connecticut Healthcare Advocate Victoria Veltri resigned Friday and will be starting a new job next week in Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman’s office where she will coordinate “statewide healthcare initiatives.”

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Insurance Companies Request Mostly Double-Digit Increases To Health Plans in 2017

by Christine Stuart | June 6, 2016 12:01pm

ct.gov Fourteen insurance companies asked the Insurance Department Monday to increase their health insurance rates for 2017 by as much as 32 percent. Collectively, the plans cover 332,126 people in Connecticut.

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