Mylan Says It Will Expand Programs That Lower EpiPen CostsMylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug. The generic drug maker laid out a plan on Thursday to expand its patient assistance program and offer $300 savings cards for its EpiPen 2-Pak.
Liquor Chain Challenges Connecticut Minimum Pricing LawNational liquor retailer Total Wine & More is taking Connecticut to court over the state's minimum pricing rules for certain alcoholic beverages.
Fund To Provide Money To UConn-Affiliated New BusinessesThe University of Connecticut has established a $1.5 million investment fund to help members of the university community translate research breakthroughs into new Connecticut-based businesses.
Insurer Aetna Slashes ACA Exchange Participation To Four StatesAetna will become the latest health insurer to chop its participation in the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges when it trims its presence to four states for 2017, from 15 this year.
Hartford Taxpayer Walk-In Center Moving To Downtown SiteConnecticut's Department of Revenue Services is moving its main office's walk-in center for taxpayers to downtown Hartford.
Hearings On Health Insurance Increase Proposals Being Held WednesdayThe Department of Insurance is scheduled to hold three hearings this week on the request by providers for double-digit rate increases.
Government Suits Target Mergers Involving Bloomfield-based Cigna, Hartford-based AetnaThe department of Justice today filed a federal anti-trust lawsuit in an effort to block a major health insurance merger involving Bloomfield-based Cigna.
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Connecticut Insurance Agency Reviewing Requested Rate HikesConnecticut's Department of Insurance is reviewing rate increase requests filed by 14 health insurance companies that range on average from 2.1 percent to 32 percent.
State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate UnchangedAccording to numbers released by the state Labor Department, Connecticut added about 3,500 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.7 percent.
Builders To Face Penalty If Tuesday Deadline For Hartford Stadium Is Not ReachedThe developers of Hartford's new $65-million minor league baseball stadium has until the end of Tuesday to get the park ready for delivery to the Double-A Yard Goats, or face more than $2 million in financial penalties.
Dean Foods Buys Friendly's Ice Cream-Making BusinessThe Friendly's restaurant chain has sold its ice cream manufacturing and retail business to Dean Foods Co. for $155 million.