| Mar 9, 2015
| 10:43 AM
People across the country were more satisfied with their health insurance plans in 2014 than in 2013, according to a report released Monday, with Illinois residents most happy with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois.
Blue Cross was the only Illinois...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:25 AM
Vendors wanted for Paws in the Park
SOUTH WINDSOR - The annual Paws in the Park is now accepting vendors. This free event will take place Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Nevers Park in South Windsor. The event includes many...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Four health insurance companies have paid a combined $280,000 in fines to the Maryland Insurance Administration for selling health insurance plans to college students that did not meet state standards.
Aetna Life Insurance Co., CareFirst of Maryland Inc....
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:06 PM
Aetna Chief Executive Mark Bertolini announced last month that the insurance giant would hike wages for low-level employees to at least $16 an hour and eventually lower healthcare costs for some workers. The reason? In part, Bertolini wants to cut into...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Forty miles north of Seattle, in the largest building in the world, Boeing assembles its biggest commercial airliners.
Thousands of workers on a 98-acre factory floor piece together hulking wings and fuselage pieces, miles of electrical wiring and...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:04 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:26 PM
Ever since Joahnna Horca lost her father, a doctor, in a South China Sea typhoon, her large family has struggled to make ends meet.
So after Horca earned a college degree in social work, an older sister nudged her to help support the family by taking...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:40 AM
There's no tidy way to summarize the state of innovation and invention in Connecticut, as enterprises have grown from numerous directions, each with its own tradition.
It's safe to say that big corporations such as United Technologies, Pfizer and the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 11:18 AM
Aetna closed 2014 by matching Wall Street earnings expectations, and the insurer raised its forecast for 2015 thanks in part to a price break it got on some expensive hepatitis C treatments.
The nation's third-largest health insurer said Tuesday that it...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Buried in debt, Centinela hospital of Inglewood was on the verge of bankruptcy in 2007. It had lost $50 million in four years, and local officials worried that it might close — following the path of several other South Los Angeles hospitals.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:12 PM
So far during Obamacare open enrollment, Land of Lincoln Health has signed up 27,500 Illinoisans for coverage, the company said Wednesday, a marked increase over last year.
Other insurance companies, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois,...