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  • Cigna: Three Medical Groups In Connecticut Reduced Costs

    Cigna Corp.'s collaborations with three medical groups in Connecticut appear to be paying off in savings on medical treatments, the Bloomfield health insurer said Wednesday. In a news release, Cigna cited its partnerships with ProHealth Physicians of...
  • Data from Maryland farmers' markets will help feds manage crop insurance

    Data from Maryland farmers' markets will help feds manage crop insurance
    What are strawberries going for? How about scallions? Starting in June, a Maryland Department of Agriculture pilot program, conducted in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service, will gather and report the...
  • Prosecutors: Attorney McMahon should be removed from Risoldi case, might be called as witness

    Prosecutors: Attorney McMahon should be removed from Risoldi case, might be called as witness
    A Chester County judge is expected to decide whether a prominent Philadelphia criminal defense attorney can represent one of the Risoldi family members in a $20 million insurance fraud trial in Bucks County. At issue is whether Philadelphia attorney...
  • Woman sues Anthem Blue Cross for refusing to cover hepatitis C drug

    Woman sues Anthem Blue Cross for refusing to cover hepatitis C drug
    A West Hollywood woman sued insurer Anthem Blue Cross for refusing to cover the cost of an expensive drug that she says would cure her hepatitis C infection. Shima Andre said in the lawsuit that Anthem has refused to pay the estimated $99,000 it would...
  • FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses

    FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses
    More drones will soon be humming overhead in Connecticut. They will lessen the need to climb ladders for roof inspections or rent helicopters for aerial views of real estate. They will assess storm damage more quickly and safely, and survey crops more...
  • Healthcare too costly? Don't fear telling your doctor

    Healthcare too costly? Don't fear telling your doctor
    Despite high medical costs topping Americans' list of financial concerns, many of us have a hard time telling our doctors that the care they're prescribing may break the bank. As part of a recent awareness campaign called "I Wish My Doctor Knew," the...
  • Public Pays Thousands Per Patient For A 30-Day Supply Of Medical Cream

    Public Pays Thousands Per Patient For A 30-Day Supply Of Medical Cream
    Taxpayers have been charged thousands of dollars per patient for a 30-day supply of medicine such as a cream to treat joint pain or reduce scarring, under prescriptions filled for state employees or retirees. Co-payments were generally $20 or lower. In...
  • Keeping solo practice more difficult for doctors

    Keeping solo practice more difficult for doctors
    The thing that Dr. Ralph Nobo misses most about the old days, when he started his ob-gyn practice some 30 years ago, is the connection he had with his patients. "You were there for the patient, and the patient was there for you. And that's being lost,"...
  • Google's self-driving car graduates to city streets

    Google's self-driving car graduates to city streets
    Even as Google plans to test its fleet of 100 pod-like self-driving cars on public roads this summer, its business model remains a bit of a mystery. Actually building and selling cars might be among the least likely scenarios. Google and other technology...
  • CareFirst asks for average rate increase of as much as 30.4 percent

    CareFirst asks for average rate increase of as much as 30.4 percent
    The state's largest health insurer has asked Maryland regulators to let it increase premiums by as much as 30.4 percent on average for policies that take effect next year. CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said the rate increases on its PPO and HMO plans...
  • Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'

    Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'
    A financial analyst who covers Aetna said this week that the health insurer is poised for a large acquisition and that Humana or Cigna are likely targets. None of the companies would talk about the matter Friday, and the report was strictly one analyst's...