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  • Nine Connecticut Companies Praised For Inclusive Policies For LGBT Employees

    A human rights group this week gave nine large Connecticut companies perfect scores for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization, rated 781 companies for its 2015...
  • Insurance Convention Focuses On Booming Health Care Industry

    HARTFORD — Federal health care reform gave more people medical coverage but did not adequately address the rising cost of health care, top insurance executives said Thursday at an industry convention. If there's a benefit to the rising costs of...
  • Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles

    Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles
    The low-key start of the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period Saturday marked an improvement over last year's disastrous launch, but consumers and officials face a new set of challenges in the coming months. The federal website appeared to...
  • UnitedHealthcare CEO To Leave Amid Executive Restructuring

    Gail K. Boudreaux, CEO of UnitedHealthcare, is leaving the company amid a change in top level management by the insurer's parent company, UnitedHealth Group of Minnetonka, Minn. Boudreaux, 54, announced Wednesday she is departing though it did not say...
  • Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to Obamacare subsidies

    Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to Obamacare subsidies
    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a legal challenge to a key part of the Obamacare health law which, if successful, would deprive millions of Americans of tax-credit subsidies to help them afford health insurance coverage. In a one-sentence...
  • Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook

    Carriers Shared Their Memories In Letters, Phone Calls And On Facebook
    This year, Courant carriers – paperboys and girls -- shared their memories with us on Facebook, in email, in typewritten and handwritten letters. We thought we'd share them with you – they made us laugh, smile and even cry. John Chilicki,...
  • CT Regulators Modify Rate Hikes Proposed by Cigna, Time Insurance Co.

    The Connecticut Insurance Department has struck down proposed increases to health insurance plans offered by Cigna Corp. and Time Insurance Co. Cigna Health & Life Insurance Co., a subsidiary of Cigna Corp., filed a rate request with an average 15.23...
  • Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier

    Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier
    For all its flaws, the federal Affordable Care Act is beginning to fulfill one of its missions: to change a health-care system that could only be described as sick itself. While much of Obamacare focused controversially around health insurance, other...
  • Aetna To Spend $400M On Bswift

    Aetna To Spend $400M On Bswift
    Aetna announced an agreement Monday to spend $400 million acquiring bswift, a Chicago technology company that offers a retail style platform for health insurance. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year. It will be funded with...
  • Healthcare overhaul ramps up business at WellPoint

    WellPoint Inc. raised its 2014 earnings forecast again and trumped third-quarter expectations as the overhaul of the healthcare system adds millions of people to the nation's health insurance rolls, and at a lower cost than was expected at the nation's...
  • Sex Change Insurance Coverage Increasingly Common

    Sex Change Insurance Coverage Increasingly Common
    Aetna has announced that all 2015 health plans it offers to federal workers will provide coverage for sex-change operations, a decision that follows a shift in U.S. government policy allowing insurance to pay for gender reassignment surgery. In the...