April 18, 2014
by C-HIT Staff | April 18, 2014 12:54pm
The state’s nursing homes call it excessive and intrusive. The Malloy administration calls it a move towards transparency.
April 17, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | April 17, 2014 12:09pm
by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2014 5:30am
According to a report from Attorney General George Jepsen, 22 of the state’s 29 hospitals are now charging separate facility and professional fees along with services at their newly acquired outpatient departments or clinics.
April 15, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2014 12:00pm
Under a settlement agreement reached last week in a federal lawsuit, the Connecticut General Assembly will be asked to add 35 positions to the Department of Social Services budget to help process Medicaid applications.
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April 14, 2014
by Wendell Potter | April 14, 2014 12:40pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — During the year leading up to the 2008 presidential primaries, my insurance industry colleagues and I were working hard to influence the debate on health care reform.
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April 7, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | April 7, 2014 3:11pm
Accusing electronic cigarette makers of taking their cues from the Joe Camel-era of tobacco marketing, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Monday an effort to ban the marketing e-cigarettes to kids.
April 4, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 4, 2014 12:09pm
April 3, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 3, 2014 2:52pm
April 1, 2014
by Christine Stuart | April 1, 2014 5:08pm
Connecticut’s health insurance exchange fell just little shy of the 200,000 residents they expected to enroll by midnight Monday.
by Christine Stuart | April 1, 2014 12:00pm
Disabled residents and their advocates appreciated the Social Service Department’s decision to postpone new regulations for determining who qualifies for a customized wheelchair, but they still had concerns about how the current regulations are being applied.