| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut started with an innovation, called the "Constitution State" because it formed a formal government with what some say is the first ever such charter – the Fundamental Orders – in the late 1630s.
As the "Provision State," it...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Health insurance giant Aetna Inc. is imposing excessive rate hikes on more than 5,000 small employers, according to California's insurance commissioner.
Commissioner Dave Jones lashed out Thursday at the third-largest U.S. health insurer for raising...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini is joining the board of directors for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Springfield.
MassMutual announced three new board members Wednesday. All three will be up for re-election at the April 2015 annual...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:44 PM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:21 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 12:08 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: My employer is no longer going to provide health insurance and is having us buy coverage through a private exchange instead. What is a private exchange, and what does this mean for our coverage?
A: A private exchange is a health insurance marketplace,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Aetna announced Monday night that Karen S. Rohan will become the company's president on Jan. 1, taking over one of the roles filled by Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini.
Bertolini has been president since July 2007. He became CEO on Nov. 29, 2010,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:11 AM
For two centuries, Hartford has been a center of commerce, industry and innovation. The city's businesspeople have led the way in everything from insurance to firearms, from bicycles to aircraft.
But many of Hartford's entrepreneurs never forgot the...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Aetna on Tuesday morning reported strong third-quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations.
Net income was $594.5 million for the quarter, or $1.67 per share, compared with $518.6 million, or $1.38 per share, during the same period in 2013....
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:20 AM
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.