December 12, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 12, 2013 3:32pm
Back on Nov. 5 before a federal judge agreed with two medical associations that UnitedHealthcare should stop dropping doctors from its Medicaid Advantage network, Attorney General George Jepsen asked federal regulators to “aggressively scrutinize” the decision.
December 11, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 11, 2013 2:52pm
Social workers and clients gathered Wednesday at the Legislative Office Building to vent their frustration with the new Department of Social Services system, which seems to have made it more difficult for them to continue their benefits.
Tags: Roderick Bremby, DSS, Crystal Wilcox, Patricia Beeman, modern, food stamps, Medicaid, dh
December 10, 2013
by Magaly Olivero | December 10, 2013 6:44am
December 5, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 5, 2013 5:43pm
It’s unclear how many residents may have been directed to the Connecticut’s health insurance exchange website from the revamped federal HealthCare.gov website, but what is clear is that enrollment in Connecticut’s exchange continues to grow.
by Christine Stuart | December 5, 2013 12:38pm
(Updated 3:04 p.m.) A group of doctors, patients, and lawmakers have made it their mission to stop UnitedHealthcare from dropping physicians from its Medicare Advantage network.
December 4, 2013
by Christine Stuart | December 4, 2013 5:26pm
First responders and state employees impacted by trauma during the response to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School will receive 40 hours of compensatory time under a deal reached by the state and six state employee unions.
by Christine Stuart | December 4, 2013 5:30am
Tempers flared at the end of the this year’s legislative session over a bill that would have made it easier for a private, for-profit hospital company to purchase physician practices from a nonprofit hospital that it planned to take over.
December 2, 2013
by Lisa Chedekel | December 2, 2013 11:52am
More than two-thirds of Connecticut hospitals will face Medicare penalties for lagging clinical-care measures in the fiscal year that began Oct. 1, with smaller hospitals including Johnson Memorial, Windham and New Milford losing the highest percentage of reimbursement.
November 25, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | November 25, 2013 5:30am
November 22, 2013
by Heath W. Fahle | November 22, 2013 4:29pm
One might think that the most important days in the history of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, would already be in the past. The law certainly has already had highs and lows.