Health Care

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

On Deadline Day, Insurance Shoppers Pack New Britain Store

Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace received a flood of interest Monday from people hoping to secure coverage by the first day of the new year.

12/23/2013

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Conn. And Calif. Lawmakers Seek A Health Care FAQ

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Connecticut and California want the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to distribute a list of frequently asked questions to help […]

12/19/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Access Health CT Releases Latest Numbers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Older people are signing up for health care coverage under Connecticut’s insurance marketplace, data released Tuesday showed. Fifty-four percent of the 12,648 individuals enrolled in private insurance plans and government-funded Medicaid […]

11/19/2013

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GOP State Senate Leader Seeking Special Session

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Senate Republican Leader John McKinney wants Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to call the General Assembly into special session and vote to allow insurance companies to continue offering plans that would otherwise […]

11/15/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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Insurance Store To Officially Open In New Britain

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) _ The first so-called “insurance store” is opening in New Britain. Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace, Access Health CT, has scheduled a grand opening ceremony Thursday. The store is located at 200 […]

11/07/2013

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Consumers Give Health Exchange High Marks

According to an ongoing  customer satisfaction survey, most who have  used the Connecticut-based  insurance exchange  were pleased with the experience. The survey shows 82 percent of respondents  are “extremely likely” or “very Likely” to recommend […]

10/28/2013

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People Complaining About High Price Tag For Obamacare Coverage

The price tag for health care coverage through Connecticut’s new health insurance marketplace apparently is a big concern for many enrollees, a marketplace strategy committee learned Thursday.

10/11/2013

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Health Exchange Attracting Younger Residents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Nearly one-third of enrollees in Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace are between 18 and 34 years old, early data show. The numbers represent “a very good start,” said Kevin Counihan, CEO of […]

10/08/2013

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