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  • Health Insurance Consolidation Raises Specter Of Layoffs

    Health Insurance Consolidation Raises Specter Of Layoffs
    The possibility of one or more mergers among health insurers such as Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare has people wondering about the L word. Layoffs. Will they happen in Greater Hartford? Would it be better if a Connecticut-based...
  • UnitedHealth stock rises on report of Aetna bid

    MINNEAPOLIS UnitedHealth Group declined Tuesday to address acquisition rumors that sent the company's stock up 2 percent in midday trading. Citing unnamed sources, the Wall Street Journal reported late Monday that Minnesota's for-profit insurance giant...
  • The Tricky Business of Measuring Business Climate

    Forbes ranks Connecticut 36th among the states as a place to do business. Others peg it as low as 47th. On the plus side, Bloomberg places it fourth on its list of innovative states. And Connecticut ties for second-lowest business tax burden measured...
  • Social service advocates fear new Connecticut budget cuts

    Groups that provide behavioral health and development disability services, as well as the clients and their families, voiced concern Tuesday that cuts to community-based programs could be revisited to help scale back business tax increases criticized by...
  • Health insurance giants are in a frenzied search for merger partners

    Health insurance giants are in a frenzied search for merger partners
    The nation's biggest health insurers are speed-dating one another, searching for a partner worthy of a multibillion-dollar merger. Anthem Inc. and other industry giants are flush with cash and eager to swallow up competitors as they increasingly vie for...
  • Insurance Companies Favor Proposed Tax Change

    Insurance Companies Favor Proposed Tax Change
    One of the state's largest corporations, The Hartford, on Monday hailed a proposed rollback of a computer tax that has become highly controversial at the state Capitol. Two other large Connecticut insurers, Aetna and Travelers, agreed that proposed...
  • Anthem, other health insurers are eyeing consolidation

    Anthem, other health insurers are eyeing consolidation
    Another consolidation wave may be coming to the health insurance industry with Anthem Inc. playing a major role. Analysts have pegged Anthem as one of three potential bidders for Humana Inc., which is prized for its big presence in the Medicare...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Salem News (Mass.), June 11, 2015 Free trade agreements are generally beneficial to the American economy, and we have supported such agreements in the...
  • Transgender people face maze of difficulties with health insurance, doctors

    DALLAS After nearly 50 years living as a man, Leslie McMurray was reborn but then lost nearly everything: her home, her marriage of 33 years and her job as a radio program director in Dallas. McMurray also began her long and complicated battle with...
  • As Boomers Age, Health Insurers Look To Adjust

    As Boomers Age, Health Insurers Look To Adjust
    Baby boomers appear poised to leave their mark on yet another institution — the insurance industry — as they age into Medicare eligibility. The roughly 75 million boomers born between 1946 and 1964 are driving demand for Medicare Advantage,...
  • Ruling could raise insurance costs for 57,000 Nebraskans

    Nearly 57,000 Nebraskans who bought subsidized health insurance could see their premiums soar and many would likely have to drop their coverage if the newest legal challenge to the federal health care law succeeds. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to...