| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Cigna Corp. said Friday it completed its acquisition of Austin, Texas,-based Great American Supplemental Benefits for $305 million in cash.
Bloomfield-based Cigna bought the Texas health insurer from Cincinnati-based American Financial Group, Inc.
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange hired Peter Van Loon as its chief operating officer and Steven Sigal as its chief financial officer, the state announced Wednesday.
Van Loon worked in health care technology and finance operations in various...
| Sep 24, 2012
Health insurers say Connecticut residents are visiting their doctors more frequently and, perhaps not surprisingly, those insurers are asking to raise their rates on average 10 to 12 percent next year, meaning medical premiums continue to grow much faster...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:27 PM
A new international construction technology and materials firm will bring 408 jobs to the state, filling a North Haven building emptied when a Canadian printing company closed operations in 2008.
Sustainable Building Solutions, introduced Wednesday by...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
— Deloitte, a giant international accounting, consulting and financial advising firm, will receive between $9 million and $14.5 million in state tax dollars to expand its workforce in Connecticut over the next 61/2 years, the governor announced...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut wants to attract captive insurance companies, hoping the state's unrivaled labor market of people in the industry will work to its advantage -- along with a tax credit.
In October, the state legislature refined regulations and approved a...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates of Westport, announced an ambitious expansion plan Wednesday that includes building a new headquarters and nearly doubling its staff in the next decade, all with generous state help — up to $115...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:58 PM
As a further sign of its investment in the revitalization of Columbia's town center, the Howard Hughes Corp. last week acquired the former Ryland Group headquarters, a nine-story office building next to The Mall in Columbia and close to land where...
| Jun 7, 2010
The doctor-patient relationship is moving online. With 68% of American adults now using the Internet to search for healthcare information, it's no surprise that many also want digital access to their doctor. Whether they have that option will depend...
| Aug 12, 2009
Unless you've been rushed to the hospital in an emergency, the time to start thinking about paying the bill for hospital care comes as soon as your doctor says you need to have a test, procedure or surgery.
"What patients have to pay hospitals is not set...
| Aug 24, 2009
Lashed by liberals and threatened with more government regulation, the insurance industry nevertheless rallied its lobbying and grass-roots resources so successfully in the early stages of the healthcare overhaul deliberations that it is poised to reap...