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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Hartford-based Aetna Life Insurance Co. has informed state insurance officials that it has withdrawn from Connecticut’s health insurance exchange, which is poised to begin open enrollment this fall.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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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Survey Finds Many State Residents Still In Dark About Health Insurance Exchage

Organizers of Connecticut’s new health insurance exchange are learning most residents don’t know much about the effort to set up an insurance marketplace, a hallmark of the federal health care overhaul legislation.

07/19/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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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

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Bill Creates Credit for Long-Term Care Insurance

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers are considering a new personal income tax credit for premiums paid for long-term care insurance policies. A $500 tax credit would be created in legislation scheduled for a vote […]

05/06/2013

New Health Plans May Be More Costly To Run

Connecticut officials are considering ways to lessen the cost of plans that will be offered on the state’s new health insurance marketplace.

04/26/2013

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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

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