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  • Eating My Way Through Musikfest

     
    I’ll be posting a Movie Quote Quiz shortly, but I also wanted to make a post reminding everyone that I’ll be Live Blogging my annual Eating My Way Through Musikfest excursion Monday, starting just before I go out. Writing, blogging......
  • Insurance Regulators Still Waiting For Proposed Rates On Health Exchange Plans

    Connecticut insurance regulators are still waiting — one week after a suggested deadline — for insurers to file proposed rates on health plans they intend to sell on the state's public exchange later this year. All health insurance plans are...
  • Massive Obamacare push to hit high gear as Oct. 1 enrollment period nears

    The Obama administration may have delayed a key provision of the Affordable Care Act concerning businesses last week, but another provision that would affect those businesses' employees — the mandate that they must have health insurance next year...
  • Aetna Shareholders Vote Down Measures To Change Board Leadership, Further Disclose Political Spending

    A few Aetna Inc. shareholders took the health insurer to task Friday morning during an annual meeting in Tampa, Fla., over the way it structures its board leadership, how it discloses political spending and the manner in which it ran the annual meeting....
  • Aetna Says 'Embedded' Case Managers Lowering Costs, Improving Care

    Aetna Inc. said Thursday it has been successful in improving care and reducing medical costs for more than 50,000 of its Medicare Advantage customers. The health insurer has put "embedded" nursing case managers in about 70 doctor offices and clinics...
  • Insurers see way to dodge federal healthcare law next year

    A new fight is brewing over health insurance companies letting millions of Americans renew their current coverage for another year — and thereby avoid changes under the federal healthcare law. That may offer a short-term benefit for certain...
  • Small surgeries, huge markups

    A Southern California surgery center charged teacher Lynne Nielsen $87,500 for a routine, 20-minute knee operation that normally costs about $3,000. Despite the huge markup, the Long Beach Unified School District and its insurer, Blue Shield of...
  • GOP slams fundraising, other efforts to promote Obama health law

    WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans have opened a new line of attack on President Obama's healthcare law, charging that the administration has improperly sought help from the healthcare industry and other outside groups to implement the...
  • Aetna Sues N.J. Surgical Center For $10 Million, Alleges Overbilling Scheme

    Aetna is suing an ambulatory surgical center in Englewood, N.J., for $10 million to recoup losses in an alleged scheme to overcharge the insurer while allowing patients to forgo copays and other out-of-pocket expenses. Doctors with a financial...
  • Aetna Chosen As Subcontractor In Qatar's Universal Health Care Coverage

    Aetna has a key role in Qatar's new national health care system. The Hartford health insurer was chosen to help the National Health Insurance Company of Qatar in developing a disease management program and to help generally in improving the country's...
  • Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials Define Being Healthy Differently

    Kids these days — they're just not as healthy as we are, or our parents were. That's generally the sentiment of about 1,800 people surveyed this spring by Harris Interactive for a study commissioned by Aetna. The Hartford-based health insurance...