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Open Enrollment Guidance From The Insurance Department

With information on “open enrollment” starting to come in, some insurance customers, including those who signed up under the Affordable Care Act, may be confused by the options.

10/20/2014

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Yale Grad Students Returning From Liberia To Enter Isolation

A pair of Yale School of Public Health graduate student researchers who are returning home from Liberia have agreed to enter isolation upon their return.

10/03/2014

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Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Renew Contract

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield have agreed to a multi-year renewal of their contract with Hartford HealthCare.

10/03/2014

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No Agreement By Deadline Between Anthem, Hartford Healthcare

Contract talks broke down Wednesday between Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and a network of five hospitals and other facilities across the state, leaving thousands of residents facing higher health insurance costs.

10/01/2014

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Medical Marijuana Sales Begin

It’s a historic week regarding medical marijuana in Connecticut.

09/23/2014

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Viral Meningitis Confirmed At Wilton HS

A pair of viral meningitis cases have been confirmed at Wilton High School, according to multiple reports.

09/19/2014

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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