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  • Cigna To Lay Off 1,300 Workers, Including 200 In Connecticut

    Cigna To Lay Off 1,300 Workers, Including 200 In Connecticut
    Cigna Corp. is planning to cut its workforce by 4 percent — including 200 layoffs in Connecticut — by June 2013, but the health insurer still plans to meet its obligations to grow jobs in exchange for benefits from the state. The Bloomfield-...
  • Cigna Executive: Health Care Reform Tax On Insurers Will Mean Higher Prices For Customers

    A Cigna Corp. executive said Thursday that taxes on the health insurance industry related to the Affordable Care Act, or federal health care reform, will be pushed onto customers in the form of higher premiums. Cigna's Chief Financial Officer Ralph J....
  • Cigna Hires New VP Of Network Contracting

    Cigna Corp. has a new vice president for network contracting and health care delivery system collaborations, which means overseeing the contract negotiations with hospitals and doctors as well as other dealings with clinicians. John Wray, 53, started...
  • CIGNA CEO: Still Looking For Acquisitions, Preparing For Exchanges, Growing Revenue And Profit

    Cigna Corp. continues to look for growth by acquiring health-care companies in the U.S. and abroad, and the company maintains that India and Turkey are ripe for growth. The Bloomfield-based health insurer has added to its employment base and generated...
  • $5.6B deal positions Aetna for changing health care market

    $5.6B deal positions Aetna for changing health care market
    Aetna's plans announced Monday to acquire Coventry Health Care Inc. for $5.6 billion could catapult the insurance giant to the front of an industry race to capitalize on Obamacare and the health needs of aging baby boomers. The deal, subject to...
  • Free counseling in wake of Perry Hall High Shooting

    Cigna's behavioral health unit is offering free telephone counseling to Baltimore County residents in wake of the school shooting at Perry Hall High on Monday. The counseling is for those having a hard time coping with the shooting and will be offered...
  • Cigna Completes Purchase Of Texas-based Great American Supplemental Benefits For $305 Million

    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. The...
  • Valley coalition expands health plan choices

     
    Large and medium-sized companies belonging to the Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Health Care have more options to choose in providing health care to their workers in 2013. The coaltion announced this week that Aetna and Capital Blue Cross will be...
  • Consumer groups want federal investigation of insurers' medical spending

     
    Consumer advocates urged the Obama administration Thursday to investigate what they called an effort by large for-profit insurance companies to slash spending on medical care even as they raise premiums. In a letter to Health and Human Services...
  • Florida health plans ranked by Consumer Reports

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Shopping for a good health insurance plan? The November issue of Consumer Reports lists private health plan rankings for all the states based on consumer satisfaction, preventive care and...
  • California PPOs get mostly low marks in state survey

     
    Most major health insurers in California do a poor job of paying claims and providing customer service for members in preferred provider organization plans, according to a state survey released Thursday. The evaluation by the California Department of...