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Jepson Asks HHS To Look Into United Healthcare’s Termination Of Doctors From Medicare Advantage Plan

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is asking federal regulators to scrutinize what he calls UnitedHealthcare’s decision to drop a large number of doctors from its Medicare Advantage Plan network in the state.

11/06/2013

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Saint Francis Opens Hartford Women’s Health Center

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford is opening a women’s health center offering expanded imaging and genetic screening services. The Comprehensive Women’s Health Center offers imaging technology, ultrasound, image-guided breast biopsies and […]

11/02/2013

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State’s Insurance Exchange Head Updates Status

Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is trying to find a way to work around using a federal hub to help verify applicants for Medicaid and private insurance subsidies.

10/30/2013

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Consumers Give Health Exchange High Marks

According to an ongoing  customer satisfaction survey, most who have  used the Connecticut-based  insurance exchange  were pleased with the experience. The survey shows 82 percent of respondents  are “extremely likely” or “very Likely” to recommend […]

10/28/2013

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Murals To Highlight Health And Wellness

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is unveiling the first of three community murals it has commissioned to highlight health and wellness. Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman is scheduled to be on hand […]

10/19/2013

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Middle-Aged, Older Adults Signing Up For State’s Insurance Exchanges

Connecticut’s new online insurance marketplace is getting a better picture of who is signing up for health coverage — mostly middle-aged and older adults.

10/17/2013

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Health Exchange Attracting Younger Residents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Nearly one-third of enrollees in Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace are between 18 and 34 years old, early data show. The numbers represent “a very good start,” said Kevin Counihan, CEO of […]

10/08/2013

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Next Health Care Effort: To Streamline Care Delivery

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) _ While Connecticut embraced setting up a health insurance exchange and expanding Medicaid eligibility faster than many other places, the state has lagged behind when it comes […]

10/06/2013

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Access Health CT Enrollment Now 753

Connecticut’s health insurance exchange says it has enrolled a total of 753 people in plans over three days.

10/03/2013