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Access Health CT Contacting Incomplete Applicants

The state’s health insurance marketplace is contacting thousands of people who started, but did not complete, applications for coverage. They’re being reminded that only a few days remain to get coverage on Jan. 1.

12/20/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Conn. And Calif. Lawmakers Seek A Health Care FAQ

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut and California want the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to distribute a list of frequently asked questions to help […]

12/19/2013

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Union Critical of Hospital’s “Last” Offer

Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London has amended its proposal to end its lockout of  800 nurses and technicians.The proposal offers ratification bonuses,$1,000  for full time workers,$500  for part time workers and  $250 for […]

12/11/2013

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Labor Strife Delays L&M’s Annual Meeting

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Lawrence + Memorial Hospital has postponed its annual meeting due to a labor dispute with nurses and technicians. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/1gZ1WjU ) that board Chairman Ulysses […]

12/11/2013

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Mediator To Attend Hospital-Union Talks

A federal mediator is set to attend contract talks to help find common ground in stalled negotiations between Lawrence and Memorial Hospital and nurses and technicians.

12/03/2013

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Striking L and M Workers Rally

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ A strike at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital is continuing into its third day, with several hundred striking nurses and their supporters rallying outside the New London facility. Randi Weingarten, president […]

11/29/2013

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

New London Hospital, Union Near Strike Deadline

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London says it’s preparing for a possible strike next week by union nurses and technicians. The union has authorized a strike that could begin […]

11/23/2013

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Access Health CT Releases Latest Numbers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Older people are signing up for health care coverage under Connecticut’s insurance marketplace, data released Tuesday showed. Fifty-four percent of the 12,648 individuals enrolled in private insurance plans and government-funded Medicaid […]

11/19/2013

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GOP State Senate Leader Seeking Special Session

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Senate Republican Leader John McKinney wants Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to call the General Assembly into special session and vote to allow insurance companies to continue offering plans that would otherwise […]

11/15/2013