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Health Data: Older State Residents Got Health Plans

Newly released data show the majority of Connecticut residents who signed up for private health insurance plans through the state’s exchange are 35 years and older.

05/01/2014

Mission of Mercy (Courtesy Dan Tapper)

Dental Clinic Closes Doors After Filling Up

An annual free dental clinic has closed its doors after treating about 2,300 patients in Connecticut.

04/26/2014

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

Final Day To Sign Up For Access Health CT

Connecticut officials are making a final push to help people sign up for health insurance coverage before Monday night’s deadline.

03/31/2014

Access Health CT logo

Bill Would Allow CT Exchange To Negotiate

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A legislative committee wants to delay for a year when the state’s insurance marketplace, Access Health CT, could begin negotiating prices with the insurance companies selling products through the exchange. Members […]

02/25/2014

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

Flu shot materials. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Flu Cases Spike In State

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

01/16/2014

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Malloy: 45 Percent Of Anthem Payments Processed

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Connecticut officials have told Gov. Dannel P. Malloy they’ve processed 45 percent of the payments for new enrollees who signed up for health insurance coverage […]

01/15/2014

Flu shot file photo (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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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