| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Here's what you need to know to start your Friday and weekend.
We had a dress rehearsal for winter last evening, with a little wet snow. No reason to panic because it was gone for most of us by morning. Today will be partly sunny with...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Consumers who buy certain policies from UnitedHealthcare through the Maryland health exchange will not be able to use Johns Hopkins physicians or hospitals, the health system and insurer said Thursday.
Hopkins, one of the biggest systems in the state,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:13 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Open enrollment for 2015 medical coverage starts Saturday on Connecticut's public health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, with the goal of driving down the state's uninsured rate below the current 4 percent.
It's the second...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
After a year of huge changes in the health care world, now is your opportunity to step back and figure out whether you made the right choices. If you had any nasty surprises when using your policy -- say, you discovered that your...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:21 PM
HARTFORD — Federal health care reform gave more people medical coverage but did not adequately address the rising cost of health care, top insurance executives said Thursday at an industry convention.
If there's a benefit to the rising costs of...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Open enrollment begins Monday for the health care program that Gov. Tom Corbett created and Gov.-elect Tom Wolf promises to dismantle.
What that will mean for those who enroll in the program, called Healthy PA, is not clear. The program could extend...
| Aug 7, 2014
It's hard to get a grasp on Pennsylvania's Obamacare marketplace for the upcoming year, but one big health insurer that skipped the marketplace in 2014 is planning on participating in 2015. UnitedHealthcare, an operating division of UnitedHealth Group,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Medicare advocates said Tuesday that patients deserve protections included in legislation introduced in June by Connecticut members of Congress.
The Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Medicare Rights Center held a phone conference with U.S. Rep. Rosa...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:00 PM
WellPoint Inc. raised its 2014 earnings forecast again and trumped third-quarter expectations as the overhaul of the healthcare system adds millions of people to the nation's health insurance rolls, and at a lower cost than was expected at the nation's...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Una de las primeras preguntas que los sénior hacen cuando buscan un plan de salud bajo Medicare es: ¿Voy a mantener el doctor que tengo si me paso a un nuevo plan?
Esa pregunta está volviéndose cada vez más difícil de responder.
Algunos planes de...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:09 PM
The Hartford and Munich Re received high praise in a report released Wednesday ranking the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on their response to increasing climate risks.
Last year, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New...