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Access Health CT Sign-up Deadline Looms

Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is reminding people to sign up for coverage before March 31 to avoid facing a tax penalty.

03/14/2014

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Health Exchange Surpasses Enrollment Goal

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – With just about three weeks to go before the deadline to sign up for a health plan, the state’s insurance exchange is announcing it has surpassed its self-imposed goal of 100,000 […]

03/11/2014

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Healthcare Website Now Available In Spanish

Access Health Connecticut, the website for Connecticut’s insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act now has a Spanish-language option.

02/21/2014

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Access Health CT Down Over Holiday Weekend

Connecticut’s health exchange Access Health CT will be down for maintenance over the President’s Day Weekend.

02/15/2014

Wikipedia is the single leading source of health care information for both providers and patients, with 50 percent of physicians reporting that they’ve consulted the community-edited, online encyclopedia for information on health conditions. (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Wikipedia The Top Source Of Health Care Info For Doctors, Patients

Wikipedia is the single leading source of health care information for both providers and patients, with 50 percent of physicians reporting that they’ve consulted the community-edited, online encyclopedia for information on health conditions.

01/29/2014

When the intensely private Rep. Mike Michaud laid bare his private life and announced he's gay, one openly gay congressman joked that the Maine Democrat had never registered on his "gaydar."(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Connecticut Worker Sues Senior Living Chain Over Health Benefits For Her Wife

A Connecticut physical therapist has filed a sex discrimination complaint against the West Hartford senior living center where she works, saying she is being illegally denied health benefits for her wife.

01/28/2014

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“60 Minutes” Looks At Raising A Mentally Ill Child

Connecticut mothers and a nurse-practitioner from Yale-New Haven Hospital were among the guests as the CBS News Magazine “60 Minutes” looked at the problems families have finding care for children with mental health problems.

01/27/2014

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Teen In Custody Dispute Moved From Children’s Hospital

A West Hartford teen who has been the subject of a medical/custody dispute in Massachusetts left Boston Children’s Hospital Friday, according to the Boston Globe.

01/20/2014

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Flu Cases Spike In State

The flu is starting to really rear its ugly head in Connecticut.

01/16/2014