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  • Anthem, Hartford HealthCare Near Contract Deadline

    The state's largest health insurer and a network of five major Connecticut hospitals still had not reached an agreement Monday afternoon with less than 36 hours to go before the existing contract expires at midnight Tuesday. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue...
  • Five CT Hospitals Could Be Out Of Anthem's Network Starting Today

    Five CT Hospitals Could Be Out Of Anthem's Network Starting Today
    Hartford HealthCare's five hospitals will be out of network for people who have coverage through Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut if the two parties don't agree on contract terms. Emergency services, however, and some other treatments...
  • Private flood insurance offerings grow, but not for cheap subsidized policies

    Private flood insurance offerings grow, but not for cheap subsidized policies
    South Florida homeowners concerned about the rising cost of their flood insurance are being encouraged by the state to find out whether a policy written by a private company can save them money. So far, shoppers will find only a few companies competing...
  • The tortoise of retirement investing

    The tortoise of retirement investing
    Like the classic fable of the tortoise and the hare, some investments blaze along at great speed like the jack rabbit, with occasional, sometimes disastrous "rest" periods, while others just plod along, making constant progress toward a bright future....
  • Uber says it'll add jobs as lawmakers mull ride-sharing veto move

    Uber says it'll add jobs as lawmakers mull ride-sharing veto move
    Ride-share company Uber said today that it would hire 420 more people in its Chicago office in the next two years as the firm prepares to move into a bigger space in the West Loop, but indicated the firm could reconsider if state lawmakers this fall...
  • Lower premiums, but for how long?

     Lower premiums, but for how long?
    It is a rare and wonderful day when Floridians insured by the state-run Citizens Insurance can celebrate a consumer victory. So it was welcome news when the insurer of last resort's governing board decided Wednesday that it can cancel a 1 percent...
  • Republicans Question Malloy Insurance Commissioner's Trips

    Republicans Question Malloy Insurance Commissioner's Trips
    The Hartford Courant's Dave Altimari reports: Republicans on Monday criticized the state’s Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi and his boss, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, over the number of trips out of state he has taken that were detailed in a...
  • Private student loan can outlive student

    When a young person who has student loans dies unexpectedly, the sad situation may be compounded by student debt falling on the shoulders of the parents. While federal student loans have a provision that discharges the debt if a borrower dies, private...
  • Obamacare doctor networks to stay limited in 2015

    Obamacare doctor networks to stay limited in 2015
    Finding a doctor who takes Obamacare coverage could be just as frustrating for Californians in 2015 as the health-law expansion enters its second year. The state's largest health insurers are sticking with their often-criticized narrow networks of...
  • Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe

    Insurance Commissioner, Other State Employees, Hop The Globe
    Of the 20 work days in June 2013 the state's commissioner of insurance spent 17 away from his desk — far away. Thomas B. Leonardi's schedule that month included trips to Washington, D.C., Rome, Zurich and Seoul. That month's globe-hopping...
  • MLB roundup: A-Rod cleared by insurance company

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: A-Rod cleared by insurance company New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was medically cleared by an insurance company to play next year. Rodriguez, 39, is nearly done serving a 211-game suspension stemming...