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Health Insurance

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  • Make sure your college student is fully insured

    Tuition may not be the only check you need to write if you're sending a child off to college this fall. Take stock of your health, homeowners and auto insurance to see which situations are covered and which aren't, and when you might need to buy more...
  • Courtney updates seniors on status of Medicare

    Congressman Joe Courtney (D-2) told seniors at the Griswold Senior Center that Medicare's solvency will allow it to continue improving the health of senior citizens through 2030. Courtney's Aug. 8 visit to the center focused on the newly-released report...
  • Vermont is 'single-payer' trailblazer

    BERLIN, Vt. Dr. Marvin Malek has been yearning and advocating for a publicly financed, single-payer health care system for at least two decades. Now, as Vermont stands on the threshold of being the first state to launch such a plan, he's confessing to...
  • Court rulings add urgency to state exchange decisions

    WASHINGTON As states ready their health insurance exchanges for a second open enrollment season in November, many have more to worry about than the computer glitches that plagued them last year. Last month's federal appeals court ruling that said...
  • Oracle sues Oregon over botched Obamacare exchange

    The legal battle over Oregon's dysfunctional health insurance exchange officially began this week when Oracle Corp. sued the state agency operating the exchange, alleging breach of contract and accusing Gov. John Kitzhaber of attempting to...
  • Fewer Uninsured No Cause For Celebration

    So Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is celebrating over a 50 percent drop in the rate of uninsured people in Connecticut thanks to the Affordable Care Act [Aug. 7, Page 1, "More Now Have Health Insurance"]. As he exults over having effectively silenced his critics...
  • Florida GOP to blame for insurance rate hikes

    The state is not doing its job to protect consumers from health insurance rate hikes. After passing up billions of dollars from the federal government for the state to expand Medicaid, Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-controlled Legislature callously...
  • Kaiser Notes Operational Success, Marketing, Outreach At Access Health CT

    The marketing efforts and operational decisions made by Access Health CT were featured recently in an analytical paper published by Kaiser Family Foundation, a health policy organization based in Washington D.C. Access Health CT is the health exchange,...
  • Medicare costs: How long can the good news go on?

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The writer is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.) Medicare turned 49 years old last week, and the program celebrated with some good financial news for seniors: Premiums will not rise in 2015 for the third...
  • Number Of Residents Without Health Insurance Drops 50%

     Number Of Residents Without Health Insurance Drops 50%
    HARTFORD — The number of people in Connecticut without health insurance has dropped by 50 percent since 2012, according to research findings released Wednesday by the state's health insurance exchange. Access Health CT, the state-run onlinehealth...
  • Do Public Hearings Influence What Health Insurance Costs?

    A Fairfield County couple traveled to Hartford in June to urge regulators not to let Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield raise rates on close to 66,200 health insurance policies, including their son's. It was the first public hearing in nearly four years...