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Bloomfield-Based Cigna Rejects Anthem Takeover Bid

< ^By BRANDON BAILEY = ^Associated Press= SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Health insurer Cigna Corp. has rejected a $47 billion offer to be acquired by its larger rival, Anthem Inc., saying the terms of the […]

06/21/2015

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Bloomfield-Based Cigna Rejects Anthem Takeover Bid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Health insurer Cigna has rejected a $47 billion offer to be acquired by its larger rival, Anthem. Cigna’s board says the proposal is inadequate and not in the interests of its […]

06/21/2015

The CIGNA Building in Bloomfield. (WTIC News)

Anthem Proposes To Buy Rival Cigna For $47 Billion Including Cash And Stock

NEW YORK (AP) — After getting the cold shoulder, U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc. said it’s raising its offer to buy smaller rival Cigna Corp. for about $47 billion, including cash and stock. Indianapolis-based Anthem […]

06/20/2015

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Connecticut Bill Requires Insurers To Encrypt Personal Data

Insurance companies operating in Connecticut would be required to encrypt all personal information records they store under a bill that’s being offered by Senate Democrats.

02/11/2015

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Anthem Says Hackers May Have Broken Into Its Network Nearly Two Months Ago

Hackers may have had access to the names, social security numbers, and other information for up to 80 million Anthem customers since December 10th.

02/06/2015

Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

State Tax Refunds Delayed After Data Breach, Bogus Returns

Refunds for thousands of people will be delayed at least until the end of the day Monday.

02/06/2015

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Malloy: Thousands In State May Be Affected By Anthem Hack

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says there’s “no doubt” the personal information of thousands of Connecticut residents was compromised when hackers broke into the Anthem health insurance database. Anthem is the largest […]

02/05/2015

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No Agreement By Deadline Between Anthem, Hartford Healthcare

Contract talks broke down Wednesday between Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and a network of five hospitals and other facilities across the state, leaving thousands of residents facing higher health insurance costs.

10/01/2014

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Anthem Seeks 12.5 Percent Rate Increase

Consumers and advocates urged state insurance regulators on Friday to deny a 12.5 percent rate increase proposed by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Connecticut’s largest health insurer.

06/27/2014

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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

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