Health Care

webpage, Access HealthCT

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

Credit: Thinkstock

Medicare, Medicaid Revenue Down, Hospital To Eliminate 33 Jobs

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in southeast Connecticut says it’s eliminating 33 jobs in response to reduced Medicare and Medicaid revenue.

09/05/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

The New Patient’s Bill Of Rights

The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.

07/22/2013

(credit: Thinkstock)

Health Care Costs In America Versus The Rest Of The World

While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.

07/20/2013

Connecticut & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For Connecticuters

07/17/2013

(Courtesy: Discover New England)

New England Leads Nation In Primary Care

With Vermont leading the way, five of New England’s six states rank in the top six for primary care doctors per capita, according to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. The sixth, Connecticut, ranks 12th.

06/22/2013

President Obama Makes Statement On Affordable Care Act.  (credit: Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

NH Health Overhaul Committee Holds Meeting

A legislative committee involved in implementing President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law in New Hampshire is expected to get more details from insurance officials.

06/11/2013

wpid-health.jpg

Billion Dollar Reduction In State Employee Health Care Liabilities

Governor Malloy and State Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced Tuesday that the state of Connecticut will save approximately $1.68 billion through another reduction in the state’s future unfunded state employee and retiree health care liabilities.

05/21/2013

File photo of a CVS location. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CVS Requiring Workers To Disclose Weight, Body Fat For Health Insurance

CVS Caremark, the company behind the national chain of pharmacies that employs over 200,000 people, has come under fire after reportedly instituting a new and invasive policy regarding its health coverage plan.

03/20/2013

more

previous