Cigna To Spend About $52 Billion For Express ScriptsHealth insurer Cigna will spend about $52 billion to acquire the pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts, the latest in a string of proposed buyouts and tie-ups in a rapidly shifting landscape for the health services industry.
Study: CT Would Be Among Biggest Losers In Obamacare RepealThe biggest losers, percentage-wise, would be: New York, Oregon, Connecticut, Vermont and Minnesota. California would be the biggest loser in dollars.
CT Delegates Call For Extension Of Obamacare Cost Sharing ReductionsConnecticut's entire congressional delegation has signed a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, urging the Trump administration to continue cost sharing reductions under the Affordable Care Act through next year.
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Insurer Aetna Slashes ACA Exchange Participation To 4 StatesAetna will become the latest health insurer to chop participation in the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges when it trims its presence to four states for 2017, from 15 this year.
Aetna Backs Off ACA Expansion PlansHartford-based Aetna is calling off its public insurance exchange expansion plans for next year, as it becomes the latest big insurer to cast doubt on the future of a key element of the Affordable Care Act.
'Stupidity' Remark Leads To Free Health Site WorkAn 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.
3 Lawmakers Ask State To Cut Ties With EconomistThree 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.
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?
Prosecutors: Hernandez Fiance Lied To Grand Jury Prosecutors say they have ``direct evidence'' that the fiancee of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez lied to the grand jury that indicted him on a murder charge in the slaying of Odin Lloyd, including about a box she discarded at Hernandez's direction.
U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception MandateA divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Connecticut Has Similar Law To Illinois Measure Struck Down By Supreme Court Connecticut is one of nine states with laws similar to an Illinois measure struck down by the Supreme Court. The Illinois law required home health care workers to pay fees that help cover a union's costs of collective bargaining.