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  • Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

    Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins
    Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he drew criticism for the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange website. Sharfstein, a...
  • Aetna's Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations

    Aetna on Tuesday beat analysts' expectations for second-quarter earnings as the insurer had growth in membership, revenues and net income. Net income for the quarter was $548.8 million, or $1.52 per share, compared with $536 million, or $1.49 per share....
  • CT Insurance Regulators Deny Rate Hikes

    The Connecticut Insurance Department on Tuesday struck down rate hikes proposed by several health insurers for 2015. The decisions affect individual and small-group health plans sold to customers on and off the public health exchange created by the...
  • HealthCare.gov site stumps 'highly educated' millennials. Here's why

    Millennials who struggled to sign up for health insurance on HealthCare.gov have some simple advice for the Obama administration: Make the website more like Yelp or TurboTax. President Obama famously told doubters that they could use the government&...
  • Connecticut Not Directly Affected By Tuesday's Federal Court Decisions On Insurance Subsidies

    WASHINGTON — Connecticut is not directly affected by two conflicting federal court decisions Tuesday about insurance subsidies offered under President Obama's health care overhaul. Those rulings focus on insurance bought on the federal health...
  • Obamacare likely heading to Supreme Court, again

    Obamacare likely heading to Supreme Court, again
    Just when you thought it was safe to get back in the water, the judges in Washington took another big chomp out of the Affordable Care Act. No, not the Supreme Court. This time it was the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. In a 2-1 panel...
  • Make sure your college student has insurance protection

    Strange and unexpected things can happen after you ship your kids off to college. Laptops have a way of disappearing from backpacks when left unattended in the school library. Fenders tend to get creased when squeezing into tight parking spots next to...
  • Some Florida doctors decline to accept Obamacare

    MIAMI After being without health insurance for two years, Miranda Childe of Hallandale Beach, Fla., found a plan she could afford with financial aid from the government using the Affordable Care Act's exchange. Childe, 60, bought an HMO plan from Humana,...
  • Anthem Tells Regulators Higher Rates Are Due To Pharmacy Expenses, Federal Fees

    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, the state's largest health insurer, told regulators Friday that expensive pharmacy services, new federal fees, and the rising cost of medical services are behind its request to raise rates on individual...
  • Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare

    Healthcare debate lacks factual arguments against Obamacare
    Americans have always been a politically contentious lot. But one topic seems to produce more pure vitriol than any other: the Affordable Care Act. I posted an item on my Times blog, the Economy Hub, citing new statistics indicating that the act has...
  • Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'

    Mandating preventive care without co-pays is good, but it's not 'free'
    The Department of Health and Human Services released a report Friday declaring that 76 million Americans with private insurance became eligible for more preventive services with no out-of-pocket fees as a result of the 2010 healthcare law, the Patient...