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Cigna Reports Q2 Earnings

Cigna’s second-quarter earnings rose nearly 3 percent, beating estimates as the health insurer had predicted last week when it announced a plan to combine with bigger rival Anthem in a $48-billion deal.

07/30/2015

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Anthem Buys Bloomfield-Based Cigna In Deal Worth $54B

Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.

07/24/2015

Anthem Health Insurance Announces Data Breach Of Over 80 Million Records

Public Hearings Ordered On Proposed Health Rate Increases

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katharine L. Wade has ordered public hearings on proposed rate increases by three health insurers that would affect more than 70,000 policyholders next year. Anthem Health Plans Inc. […]

07/07/2015

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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

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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

Anthem Health Insurance Announces Data Breach Of Over 80 Million Records

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

Anthem Health Insurance Announces Data Breach Of Over 80 Million Records

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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