Healthcare

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)

Health Care Coverage For Many In The State Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ About 1,200 people in Connecticut soon won’t be for eligible government-funded Medicaid health coverage. Beginning September 1st, those parents and caregivers of individuals on HUSKY will transition to private health insurance […]

07/19/2015

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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Texas Company Again Pulls Out Of Hospital Takeover Talks

Texas-based Tenet Healthcare Corporation has, for a second, and it says final, time, ended talks on acquiring five Connecticut hospitals

02/04/2015

The Aetna building on Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Aetna Buying Tech Company

Health insurer Aetna will spend $400 million on a technology company that could strengthen its push into a relatively small but growing area of employer-sponsored coverage: private exchanges that let workers choose their own plans.

11/03/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

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Computer Glitch Pinpointed

Connecticut’s health insurance exchange has identified the computer glitch that led to about 900 canceled plans and affected thousands of other customers, an Access Health CT spokeswoman said Friday.

07/11/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

File photo of West Hartford's Veterans' Memorial. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Report: Unsanitary Conditions At Conn. VA Hospital

The Veterans Administrations’ Inspector General’s Office has cited the VA Connecticut Healthcare System hospital for an array of problems including unsanitary operating room conditions and high worker absenteeism.

02/19/2014

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)

Connecticut Worker Sues Senior Living Chain Over Health Benefits For Her Wife

A Connecticut physical therapist has filed a sex discrimination complaint against the West Hartford senior living center where she works, saying she is being illegally denied health benefits for her wife.

01/28/2014

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