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November 1, 2018

Enrollment for 2019 Health Insurance Plans Starts Today

by Christine Stuart | Nov 1, 2018 11:39am
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | White House

HARTFORD, CT — It’s the sixth year of enrollment for individuals purchasing insurance on Connecticut’s health insurance exchange and officials say success would be retaining its current customers.

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October 16, 2018

Former Access Health CEO Lands Top Position With Contractor

by Christine Stuart | Oct 16, 2018 4:30am
Posted to: Ethics | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs

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HARTFORD, CT — In September 2017 the former CEO of Access Health CT inked a state contract worth more than $2 million with the company that hired him earlier this month.

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October 15, 2018

Will Shift In Public Opinion On Healthcare Impact 2018?

by Christine Stuart | Oct 15, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Congress | 5th CD | Health Care | Insurance | Farmington

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FARMINGTON, CT — A Maryland Congressman told a group of Connecticut residents last week that public opinion of the Affordable Care Act is changing.

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October 4, 2018

No Easy Answers In CVS, Aetna Merger Debate

by Christine Stuart | Oct 4, 2018 3:49pm
Posted to: Business | Insurance | Jobs | Labor | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — Will the pending $69 billion merger between pharmaceutical giant CVS Health Corporation and Aetna, Inc. increase competition or limit it?

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October 3, 2018

Lamont Makes No Grand Promises Regarding Health Care

by Christine Stuart | Oct 3, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs

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HARTFORD, CT — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont has much lower expectations for what he’s going to be able to do to improve the health of Connecticut residents than one might expect from a Democratic candidate this year.

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September 24, 2018

Access Health CT Gets New CEO, But Is Still Short One Board Member

by Christine Stuart | Sep 24, 2018 10:35am
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Jobs

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HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, known as Access Health CT, has been operating without a chief executive officer for most of the summer and it’s short at least one board member. At least one of those positions was filled last week, while another remains vacant.

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September 20, 2018

Kennedy Assists Lamont With Opioid Epidemic

by Christine Stuart | Sep 20, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Health Care | Insurance | Housing | Public Health | Hartford

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HARTFORD, CT — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont was joined on the campaign trail Wednesday by Patrick Kennedy, the former Rhode Island Congressman and CEO of the behavioral health nonprofit Kennedy Forum.

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September 14, 2018

On The Issue of Pre-Existing Coverage There’s Common Ground

by Christine Stuart | Sep 14, 2018 3:00pm
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | State Budget

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NEW HAVEN, CT — Connecticut has passed a number of laws recently that mandate health insurance sold in the Nutmeg state must actually provide coverage for consumers.

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Larson Launches ‘Expand Social Security Caucus’

by Peter Urban | Sep 14, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Insurance | Social Security

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WASHINGTON — Congressman John Larson and Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont have teamed up to promote efforts in Congress to bolster Social Security.

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September 13, 2018

Insurance Commissioner Knocks Down Rate Hikes, Reduces Rates On Some Plans

by Christine Stuart | Sep 13, 2018 10:00am
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance

HARTFORD, CT — Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade reduced the average rate increases proposed by two private health insurance companies from 12.3 percent to 2.72 percent Thursday.

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