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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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Met Life Moving Jobs From Bloomfield

Insurance giant MetLife Inc. is moving 2,600 jobs from offices in four Northeast states and California to North Carolina, which is offering tax and other incentives that could be worth almost $100 million.

03/07/2013

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Survival Tips: Changing Hurricane Victims Into Hurricane Survivors

Two decades after experiencing a nearly total loss in Hurricane Andrew, journalist Al Sunshine shares his personal experience and veteran advice to those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

11/02/2012

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Lower Health Care Claims Send Aetna Earnings Higher

Aetna Inc.’s third-quarter earnings rose 2 percent as lower-than-expected health care use and revenue gains helped the insurer trump Wall Street expectations.

10/25/2012

Connecticut-Licensed Salesman Charged With Bilking Clients In NJ

Authorities have arrested a New Jersey man for the third time in four weeks on charges of bilking investors of more than $300,000.

05/01/2012

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Insurance Company Balks At Claims In Christmas Morning Fire

An insurance company says it should not have to pay claims stemming from a Christmas morning fire in Stamford that killed five people because a contractor renovating the house misrepresented the type and scope of work he did.

04/26/2012

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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.

04/24/2012

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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.

02/01/2012

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