Study: CT Would Be Among Biggest Losers In Obamacare RepealThe biggest losers, percentage-wise, would be: New York, Oregon, Connecticut, Vermont and Minnesota. California would be the biggest loser in dollars.
Man Beats Cancer With Immunotherapy and Cycling"I went from one foot in the grave to riding 100 miles on a bike," Daniel Santomero said. "It's a miracle."
7-Year-Old Girl Collects Blankets For Pediatric PatientsTo combat the chill, Bianca Mollica, 7, is collecting new or recently made blankets and hats to distribute at the hospital. The campaign is called Bianca's Bumblebees.
Lawyers: Aetna Envelope Window Reveals Patients' HIV StatusTwo legal organizations say health insurer Aetna revealed the HIV status of patients in several states by mailing envelopes with a large, clear window that showed information on purchasing HIV prescriptions.
CT Delegates Call For Extension Of Obamacare Cost Sharing ReductionsConnecticut's entire congressional delegation has signed a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, urging the Trump administration to continue cost sharing reductions under the Affordable Care Act through next year.
Courtney, Larson Support Proposal Granting Early Access To MedicareMembers of Congress from Connecticut are seeking to change a federal law to allow people approaching retirement age to buy Medicare health coverage before they would otherwise be eligible for the program.
Legislators Show Support For Special Insurance Enrollment For Expectant MothersState senators from both parties are supporting legislation that would allow expectant mothers to enroll in health insurance outside of the yearly open enrollment period.
Health Insurance Merger RejectedJudge says the Cigna-Anthem merger would reduce competition, increase costs and diminish innovation
Aetna Tops Street 3Q Expectations, Narrows 2016 ForecastAetna's third-quarter earnings rose nearly 8 percent to top Wall Street forecasts, as growing government business and cost cutting helped counter higher costs from the health insurer's Affordable Care Act coverage.
Medical Errors Down In Connecticut Last YearThere was a slight decline in the number of medical errors reported by hospitals and other medical facilities in Connecticut last year when compared to 2014.
Connecticut Pares Some Insurance Rate Hikes, Rejects OthersThe Connecticut Department of Insurance has released its rulings on rate requests filed by a dozen health insurers and some still include double-digit increases for consumers.
Mylan Says It Will Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen CostsMylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug. The generic drug maker laid out a plan on Thursday to expand its patient assistance program and offer $300 savings cards for its EpiPen 2-Pak.