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Two Flu Deaths In Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut health officials say the flu is now widespread across the state with more than 680 confirmed cases and two deaths this season. Officials say Fairfield County has the most confirmed […]

01/09/2014

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Access Health CT Reminds Enrollees To Pay Premium

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is reminding new enrollees with one of the three companies offering plans on the state’s exchange that they must make their premium payment before they can obtain […]

01/06/2014

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Access Health CT Storefronts Reopen

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is reopening its two storefronts following a Christmas break to resume enrolling customers and answering questions. Access Health CT’s insurance stores, located in New Britain and New […]

12/27/2013

A healthcare exchange sign-up drive in New Britain. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

On Deadline Day, Insurance Shoppers Pack New Britain Store

Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace received a flood of interest Monday from people hoping to secure coverage by the first day of the new year.

12/23/2013

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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