Health Care

Cassandra Callender, Jackie Fortin (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

“Cassandra C” Home From Hospital

A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December.

04/27/2015

Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

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

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Error Leads To Drops From Health Care System

Computer problems with Connecticut’s health care exchange have led to some customers being dropped by their insurance carriers.

07/11/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hartford Forum On Health Innovations

The group is expected to discuss how science is driving change in health care and the implications for health care costs.

07/05/2014

George Jepsen (Courtesy Office of the Attorney General)

AG Report Backs Calls for More Transparency From Hospitals

Proposals would address “facility fees” and hospital-acquired physician practices.

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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

When the intensely private Rep. Mike Michaud laid bare his private life and announced he's gay, one openly gay congressman joked that the Maine Democrat had never registered on his "gaydar."(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Company Changes Policy; Will Provide Coverage For Same-Sex Spouse

A Tennessee-based company that is a target of a sex discrimination complaint in Connecticut says it’s changing its policy and will provide health coverage to the spouses of same-sex couples.

01/31/2014

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86,000 Enrolled So Far In Health Exchange

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Access Health CT, the state’s health insurance marketplace, says it has so far enrolled 86,000 people in private health care plans and Medicaid since open enrollment began in October. Chief Executive […]

01/16/2014

State officials are working to make sure everyone is properly entered into the health care system, says a spokeswoman. (Getty Images)

Some New Connecticut Insurance Consumers Await ID Cards

Many who signed up to receive benefits as of Jan. 1st have not been able to access their accounts or pay bills online.

01/03/2014

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