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State’s Unemployment Drop Means Shorter Duration For Benefits

Connecticut’s falling unemployment rate is having the unintended consequence of leaving many out of work with fewer unemployment benefits.


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Aetna Posts 73% Net Income Gain For 4Q

Health insurer Aetna Inc.’s fourth-quarter net income jumped 73 percent, as it continued to benefit from low use of health care and some key expenses fell.


State May Delay Health Plan Pooling

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget director wants Connecticut’s comptroller to delay plans to open up the state’s health insurance program next month to municipal workers.


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Hearing To Examine Insurers’ Storm Response

State lawmakers want to learn more about how the insurance industry responded to the two recent storms to hit Connecticut – the remnants of Hurricane Irene and the October nor’easter.


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Aetna Q1 Profit Up; Revenue Down

Aetna says its first-quarter profit rose 4 percent as claims left over from the previous quarter came in lower than the health insurer expected. But it says revenue and enrollment dropped.



Hartford To Take Capitol West Building Through Eminent Domain

Hartford’s city council has voted to begin eminent domain proceedings against the owner of the abandoned Capitol West building.


Cigna Employee Files Gender-Bias Lawsuit

An employee of Cigna Healthcare Inc. has filed a $100 million federal lawsuit claiming the health insurer engages in a widespread pattern of gender discrimination and harassment against women.


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Aetna Chairman To Retire

Managed care company Aetna Inc. said Friday that Chairman Ronald A. Williams plans to retire on April 8, a move first announced in October.


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Court: Man In Arson Case Can Sue Insurer

By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A man charged with burning down his beach home hours before he was supposed to give it to his estranged wife can sue the home’s insurer […]


Anthem Says it Will Switch, Not Fight

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield says it will seek new insurance rates rather than appeal a decision by state regulators rejecting its request for a nearly 20 percent increase. Anthem […]