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CEO Of State Health Exchange Leaving For Federal Post

The CEO of Connecticut’s health care exchange is moving on, for a post in Washington.

08/26/2014

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New Survey On Connecticut’s Drug, Alcohol Habits

A new National Survey of Drug Use and Health shows Connecticut residents from 2011-2012 were above average when it came to marijuana, cocaine and alcohol use.

08/07/2014

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Bristol Hospital Sale Could Yield New Tax Revenue

A proposed sale of Bristol Hospital to a for-profit company could yield about $2 million in extra revenue for the city if the deal goes through as planned next year.

08/04/2014

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Insurance Dep’t Rejects 12.5% Rate Increase For Anthem

The state Insurance Department has rejected a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Connecticut’s largest health insurer.

07/29/2014

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Refrigeration Problem Could Have Affected Vaccines At Four State Locations

Hartford HealthCare is alerting thousands of patients at four suburban locations that vaccines they received from the beginning of last year through this month might not have been stored properly.

07/18/2014

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Computer Glitch Pinpointed

Connecticut’s health insurance exchange has identified the computer glitch that led to about 900 canceled plans and affected thousands of other customers, an Access Health CT spokeswoman said Friday.

07/11/2014

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Error Leads To Drops From Health Care System

Computer problems with Connecticut’s health care exchange have led to some customers being dropped by their insurance carriers.

07/11/2014

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Texas-Based Tenet To Acquire Saint Mary’s Hospital In Waterbury

Saint Mary’s Hospital says it has reached an agreement to be acquired by a subsidiary of Texas-based Tenet Healthcare, which is in the process of also acquiring Waterbury Hospital, Bristol Hospital and the Eastern Connecticut Health Network.

07/08/2014

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Access Health CT Updates Breach Outreach

Connecticut’s health insurance exchange is sending letters to 395 individuals whose personal information was inside a backpack left on Trumbull Street in Hartford.

06/13/2014

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