Courtney, Larson Support Proposal Granting Early Access To MedicareMembers of Congress from Connecticut are seeking to change a federal law to allow people approaching retirement age to buy Medicare health coverage before they would otherwise be eligible for the program.
Legislators Show Support For Special Insurance Enrollment For Expectant MothersState senators from both parties are supporting legislation that would allow expectant mothers to enroll in health insurance outside of the yearly open enrollment period.
NEW EPISODE: Healthcare Matters - Satisfaction Guaranteed In Health System Proving SuccessfulSatisfaction guaranteed... in healthcare? When Geisinger Health System CEO David Feinberg started offering money-back guarantees to dissatisfied patients a year ago, many were skeptical. Today, that guarantee is hailed as a success. Dr. Feinberg updates Elliot Joseph and Rebecca Stewart about the guarantee that has many patients, advocates and healthcare leaders excited!
Murphy: Mental Health Discrimination 'Rampant'Even though the law requires insurers to treat mental health issues just like physical ones, Connecticut Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Murphy says discrimination is still "rampant."
Health Care Coverage For Many In The State Changes
Public Hearings Ordered On Proposed Health Rate Increases
Texas Company Again Pulls Out Of Hospital Takeover TalksTexas-based Tenet Healthcare Corporation has, for a second, and it says final, time, ended talks on acquiring five Connecticut hospitals
Aetna Buying Tech CompanyHealth 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.
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?
A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic ViolenceDesiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.
Computer Glitch PinpointedConnecticut'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.
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.