Affordable Care Act

File photo of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

‘Stupidity’ Remark Leads To Free Health Site Work

An economist who said “the stupidity of the American voter” helped pass the complex federal health care law has agreed to finish his work on Vermont’s health insurance systems for free, a top state official said Wednesday.

11/19/2014

File photo of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

3 Lawmakers Ask State To Cut Ties With Economist

Three state lawmakers on Monday urged the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin to sever ties with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist who was shown on video saying it was the “stupidity of the American voter” that helped create the Affordable Care Act.

11/17/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Vermont Changes Vendor For Troubled Obamacare Website

The state is reducing ties to the contractor that helped design its website that was supposed to be a marketplace where people could compare and buy insurance plans through President Barack Obama’s landmark health care law but remains flawed and short of being fully functional, a Vermont official announced Monday.

08/05/2014

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

Vendor: Worker Had No Ill Intent For Personal Data

The vendor operating Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace call center took responsibility Monday for an employee leaving behind a backpack containing personal information of hundreds of clients outside a downtown Hartford deli, saying it was an inadvertent mistake and the worker had no nefarious plans for the data.

06/09/2014

Hartford cityline

Malloy Makes Pitch To Insurers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is telling representatives of the insurance industry they have “a partner” in Connecticut.

05/13/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Malloy Talks Obamacare in Washington

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is in Washington D.C. discussing the state’s rollout of the Affordable Care Act.

05/13/2014

Access Health site in Spanish

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

Access Health site in Spanish

Access Health CT Enrolls 208,301

Connecticut’s health insurance exchange says it enrolled 208,301 individuals in health plans during the first open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, more than double the original goal of 100,000.

04/17/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov website. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Obamacare’ Likely Topic At Conservative Gathering

President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation’s leading conservatives gather for a New Hampshire summit thick with presidential implications.

04/12/2014

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