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A New England gay rights organization is praising Connecticut's Department of Insurance for informing insurers they must pay "covered expenses" for treatment related to a patient's gender transition.  (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Gay Rights Activists Praise Insurance Mandate For Gender Transitions

A New England gay rights organization is praising Connecticut’s Department of Insurance for informing insurers they must pay “covered expenses” for treatment related to a patient’s gender transition.

12/26/2013

Thomas Leonardi (from Connecticut Department of Insurance Website)

New Mental Health Parity Website

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is unveiling a website to help families seeking insurance coverage and reimbursement for behavioral health and substance abuse treatment. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced the Department of Insurance’s new “mental […]

12/24/2013

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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

Open enrollment center (Courtesy Access Health CT)

Nation’s First Insurance Stores Open In Connecticut

Connecticut opened the nation’s first insurance stores Thursday to help people sign up for coverage.

11/07/2013

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Middle-Aged, Older Adults Signing Up For State’s Insurance Exchanges

Connecticut’s new online insurance marketplace is getting a better picture of who is signing up for health coverage — mostly middle-aged and older adults.

10/17/2013

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

Number Of Uninsured In State Drops

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show the number of uninsured residents in Connecticut continues to decline.

09/17/2013

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

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

Aetna Pulls Out Of Connecticut’s Insurance Exchange

Hartford-based Aetna Life Insurance Co. has informed state insurance officials that it has withdrawn from Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, which is poised to begin open enrollment this fall.

08/05/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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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

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