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Aetna Increases Its Hourly Wage To A Minimum $16

Hartford-based Aetna has announced it is raising the hourly rate it pays its lowest-paid workers.

01/13/2015

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Insurer Sued Over HIV Patient Privacy

SAN DIEGO (AP) _ A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their […]

12/22/2014

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Health Coverage Deadline Monday

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s health insurance exchange is reminding people to sign up by Monday if they want to have coverage beginning with the new year. Access Health CT’s acting chief executive, Jim Wadleigh, […]

12/14/2014

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Texas Company Pulls Out Of Deal To Buy Five State Hospitals

A Texas-based health care organization is pulling out of plans to acquire five Connecticut Hospitals — and it’s blaming Connecticut’s regulatory climate.

12/11/2014

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Busy Open Enrollment For Health Insurance Exchange

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s health insurance exchange has already signed up thousands more residents during its second open enrollment period. Access Health CT says it has enrolled more than 11,600 new people in health […]

11/23/2014

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Workers Reject Union At L+M Hospital Medical Group

Nurses, medical assistants and other health care workers at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Medical Group have rejected an attempt to organize a union.

11/07/2014

The Aetna building on Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Aetna Buying Tech Company

Health insurer Aetna will spend $400 million on a technology company that could strengthen its push into a relatively small but growing area of employer-sponsored coverage: private exchanges that let workers choose their own plans.

11/03/2014

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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

MONROVIA, LIBERIA - OCTOBER 02:  People pass an Ebola awareness mural on October 2, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. More than 3,200 people have died in West Africa due to the epidemic.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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