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  • Southington Residents Petitioning State To Bar Hospital Changes

    SOUTHINGTON — Residents concerned about Bradley Memorial Hospital's future plan to attend an Aug. 11 council meeting to hear a top official with hospital owner Hartford HealthCare talk about plans for Bradley, according to the person behind a...
  • Five Connecticut Hospitals Could Leave Anthem's Network On Oct. 1

    Five Connecticut Hospitals Could Leave Anthem's Network On Oct. 1
    Hartford HealthCare's five hospitals could be out of network on Oct. 1 for people who have coverage through the state's largest health insurer, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut. On Monday, Anthem notified health-insurance brokers that...
  • Hartford HealthCare Eliminating 350 Jobs

    Hartford HealthCare, a statewide network of health care providers with 18,000 workers, is eliminating 350 jobs, the chief operating officer announced Monday. About 230 people will be leaving through layoffs, buyouts and retirements, and the rest of the...
  • Doctors, Patients Scramble To Determine Effects Of UnitedHealthcare's Smaller Network

    Doctors, patients and Medicare advocates scrambled on Wednesday to determine how they are affected by UnitedHealthcare's decision to eliminate thousands of doctors from its physician network for Medicare Advantage next year. The head of the Fairfield...
  • Malloy Pulling Rug Out From Under Obamacare

    Malloy Pulling Rug Out From Under Obamacare
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget could have a potentially devastating effect on health care in Connecticut. The plan could eviscerate the promise of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, even before it is fully implemented. This...
  • Young Drinkers In Danger

    Young Drinkers In Danger
    It's 11 p.m. on a Saturday night. An ambulance stops outside the hospital emergency room and doctors immediately roll a stretcher through the doors and to a treatment room. A young girl, uncommunicative and combative, is throwing up. A team of medical...
  • Stun-Gun Guidelines Should Reduce Lethal Risk

    Stun-Gun Guidelines Should Reduce Lethal Risk
    Stun guns, many sold under the trade name Taser, are used by police departments as supposedly non-lethal alternatives to firearms for subduing suspects. But as a Sept. 2 incident in New Britain showed once again, the use of a stun gun can indeed involve...
  • LaBarge Gets 65 Years In '09 Killing

    NEW BRITAIN — Michael LaBarge was sentenced to 65 years in prison on Wednesday for what was described in court as the callous and heinous slaying of a 34-year-old man three years ago. New Britain State's Attorney Brian Preleski said the only...
  • UnitedHealth, Hartford Hospital In Contract Battle

    Hartford Hospital and UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, are in a hard-fought contract negotiation that could leave thousands of customers facing higher out-of-pocket expenses if the current agreement expires Oct. 28. "Hartford...
  • Hartford Hospital Says UnitedHealth's Claims About 30% Rate Hike Are 'Factually Wrong'

    Hartford Hospital says the rate increases it is asking of UnitedHealth Group is "not even close" to the 30 percent that the insurer says the hospital wants over the course of three years. "That is factually wrong — not even close," Hartford...
  • Hartford Hospital 'Hopeful' In Negotiations With UnitedHealth Group As Sunday Deadline Nears

    Hartford Hospital is "hopeful" in its negotiations Friday with UnitedHealth Group. Thousands of patients face higher, out-of-network rates if the two parties don't have a new contract by the time the current agreement expires at midnight Sunday. The...