| 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,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:37 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| 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.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2014
More than 90,000 consumers in Pennsylvania will get a little gift from their health insurance company this year. Eleven insurers will be returning $5.1 million to Pennsylvania consumers under a rule in the Affordable Care Act that gives insurers an...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers.
The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
| 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....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford is presenting the first Feminist Film Festival Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 18 to 20, at three venues in Hartford and New Britain. The festival is part of Girlcott, a long series of events that shine a light on...