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Connecticut Members Of Congress Urge End To Insurance Dispute

Connecticut Members Of Congress Urge End To Insurance Dispute

Connecticut’s congressional delegation on Friday urged Hartford HealthCare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield to resolve their contract dispute, which has dragged on nearly two weeks.

Hartford HealthCare and Anthem failed to reach agreement on a three-year contract by the Sept. 30 deadline. As a result, tens of thousands of patients are classified as out-of-network and must pay costlier out-of-pocket fees and other expenses for health care.

“We write today to express our concern for the approximately 60,000 patients and policyholders affected by the ongoing impasse between Anthem and Hartford Healthcare,” Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Reps. Joe Courtney, Rosa...

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