| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Medicare-funded breast cancer screenings jumped 44 percent from $666 million to $962 million from 2001 to 2009, yet those added costs did not improve early detection rates among the 65 and older Medicare population, according to a Yale School of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:51 AM
SOUTHINGTON — The public dissatisfaction over the planned future of Bradley Memorial Hospital is still simmering, but the hospital's owner is beginning steps it said it would take to keep residents better informed.
Hartford HealthCare, the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:07 AM
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro and leading breast cancer experts from The Breast Center-Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven and the Hospital of Central Connecticut will be the featured panelists at a forum organized by the Connecticut Health I-Team (www.c-...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:52 PM
HARTFORD — The state's largest health insurer and a network of five Connecticut hospitals resolved their differences and announced a new multiyear contract late Thursday.
The new contract is retroactive to Wednesday, Oct. 1, meaning that there...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The state's top elected officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for allowing a contract to expire, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Top state officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for failing to negotiate a new contract, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many procedures....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare late Tuesday afternoon still had not resolved their differences and the five related hospitals are out of the insurer's network starting Oct. 1.
Here are answers to common questions...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:38 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I write in response to the recent closing of the Newington Diagnostic Center, in the heart of Newington and accessible to all. The diagnostic center was in town for at least 25 years. Over the course of time operators enriched its services to include...
| Oct 5, 2014
St. Francis Breast Health Talks
Dr. Kim Caprio, M.D., of the Saint Francis Enfield Access Center, will talk about recent advances for breast cancer screening and treatment options, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Enfield center, 7 Elm St. Register at www....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:27 PM
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...