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  • The Affordable Care Act will make insurance less affordable

    With full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) less than two months away, Marylanders may expect their health insurance to become more affordable. It's right there in the title of the law, after all. However, if you plan on buying an individual...
  • State Releases Rates For Health Exchange Plans

    Connecticut consumers got their first look Monday at the price of health insurance plans to be sold on a state public health exchange this fall for coverage next year. Regulators at the state Insurance Department reviewed rates proposed by insurers...
  • Aetna Pulls Out Of Connecticut Health Exchange

    Aetna has withdrawn its application to sell individual health insurance plans through a public exchange after the state Insurance Department told the insurer its proposed rates were too high. Before an insurer can sell health plans, the rates must be...
  • Retirement: Doctors without Medicare

    Most retirees who live abroad say that health care in other countries is cheaper, and often better, than it is in the States. That's a good thing, because Medicare doesn't cover health care outside of the U.S. If you move overseas, you may be able to pay...
  • Doctors, Patients Scramble To Determine Effects Of UnitedHealthcare's Smaller Network

    Doctors, patients and Medicare advocates scrambled on Wednesday to determine how they are affected by UnitedHealthcare's decision to eliminate thousands of doctors from its physician network for Medicare Advantage next year. The head of the Fairfield...
  • News of the Weird: Haute Couture

    News of the Weird: Haute Couture
    A few “still-primitive” cultures inexplicably celebrate such female adornments as the stacking of metal neck rings and the inserting of saucer-size disks into pierced earlobes. For “civilized” society, there is the annual Paris...
  • Aetna Announces Major Expansion Of Medicare Advantage Network

    Aetna is expanding its network of doctors to treat Medicare Advantage customers into new territory, growing its geographic reach and physician base in 22 states, including Connecticut. The expansion applies to more than 450,000 people in the U.S. who...
  • Anthem policy on propofol for colonoscopies may be shortsighted

    There is perhaps no better metaphor for the painful relationship between patients and our for-profit healthcare system than the fact that Anthem Blue Cross thinks you don't need anesthesia for a colonoscopy. It's not "medically necessary," the insurer...
  • Political Intrigue While State Vacations

    It's the beginning of August and while you enjoy the height of summer pleasure, government and politics roll along, providing an opportunity to review some old items and touch on some new ones. ••The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority...
  • 50 Years At Hartford Stage: The Highs And Lows Via Its Artistic Directors

    50 Years At Hartford Stage: The Highs And Lows Via Its Artistic Directors
    Among themselves, they call each other by the order in which they led Hartford Stage with Jacques Cartier, who founded the theater in 1963 being "One." "Two" through "Five" —- Paul Weidner, Mark Lamos, Michael Wilson and the theater's present...
  • Policyholders get chance to extend health plans

    Policyholders get chance to extend health plans
    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said Wednesday that it would offer more than 55,500 customers the chance to extend their healthcare plans for another year, even though the policies don't comply with the federal Affordable Care Act. Maryland's insurance...