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September 17, 2014

Survey Shows Obamacare Enrollees Are Satisfied With Enrollment Process

by Kristi Allen | September 17, 2014 4:27pm

Christine Stuart photo As Connecticut’s health care exchange gears up for its second open enrollment period this November, officials are touting the results of the state’s first enrollment effort.

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September 16, 2014

OP-ED | Taking Insurance Companies Out Of Health Care

by Wendell Potter | September 16, 2014 5:30am

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Boeing Experiment Will Be Closely Watched By Business CEOs And Insurers Alike

There are many Americans who are beginning to question the contributions big insurance companies make to our health care system. And I’m not just talking about lefty advocates of a single-payer system. Corporate executives are also wondering why we need the big insurers and whether higher-quality and more cost-effective care could be provided to employees if they didn’t have to deal with health insurers at all.

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September 8, 2014

Input Sought On Children’s Mental Health Report

by Christine Stuart | September 8, 2014 11:30am

CTNJ file photo A draft plan released Friday afternoon by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families outlines how the state wants to move forward with improving children’s access to mental health services regardless of their insurance status.

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September 4, 2014

Access Health CT Employee Fined And Fired

by Christine Stuart | September 4, 2014 2:40pm

A former Access Health CT employee was fined $600 by the State Ethics Office for trying to solicit additional money from a state contractor for information he was supposed to share.

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Family Institute Endorses Pro-Choice Candidate

by Christine Stuart | September 4, 2014 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo Republican Tom Foley is pro-choice, but he still received the first-ever gubernatorial endorsement from the Family Institute of Connecticut Action Committee.

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September 3, 2014

OP-ED | Defeat Of California Initiative Would Protect Insurers’ Profits

by Wendell Potter | September 3, 2014 5:30am

Proposition 45 Would Allow State To Reject Rate Hikes

For the next two months, Californians will be subjected to a barrage of TV, radio, and online ads, which, ironically, they unknowingly will be paying for with their health insurance premiums.

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August 28, 2014

OP-ED | Docs, Drug Companies, Insurers Drive Up Medicare Costs

by Wendell Potter | August 28, 2014 10:00pm

Obamacare Forced Cuts At Hospitals, But Not For Other Segments Of Industry

As one of an estimated 78 million baby boomers in this country, I was delighted to hear that Medicare’s Hospital Trust Fund won’t run out of money until 2030 — 13 years later than projected in 2009, the year before Congress passed the Affordable Care Act.

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August 27, 2014

Board Promotes Information Technology Chief To Interim CEO

by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2014 5:07pm

The Access Health CT Board of Directors unanimously appointed James R. Wadleigh Jr. as interim CEO of Connecticut’s insurance exchange on Wednesday.

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August 26, 2014

Counihan Recruited To Run Federal Exchange

by Christine Stuart | August 26, 2014 2:08pm

Christine Stuart photo Recruited by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, the head of Connecticut’s insurance exchange will be leaving next month to start a new job in Washington.

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State Insurance Regulator & Advocate Save Consumers Money

by Christine Stuart | August 26, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo The Office of the Healthcare Advocate saved consumers $1.5 million and the Insurance Department recovered $1.8 million — a total of $3.3 million — in the second quarter of this year.

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