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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

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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