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Bill would require hospitals to report nurse staffing levels

State health officials would get a more consistent and detailed look at nurse staffing levels at Connecticut hospitals, under a bill that has now passed the state Senate and House.

Wadleigh: Access Health close to announcing business ventures

The state's health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, is preparing to announce new business ventures that will allow it to raise new revenue as federal funding for the online marketplace begins to...

Prudential acquires Glastonbury retirement comm. as part of $110M deal

The real estate investment division of Prudential Financial said it has acquired a 135-unit assisted-living and memory care community in Glastonbury.

CT OKs Hartford reinsurance captive

Connecticut insurance regulators have approved another captive insurer to do business here.

Prudential: Pension buyouts gaining momentum

A combination of chronic underfunding, new mortality assumptions and increasing premiums and liabilities is pushing corporations with pension plans to transfer their pension risk using annuities,...

Legislators weigh future of e-health exchange

Matt Pilon |

Less than a year after the official death of a multimillion-dollar attempt to give Connecticut doctors and other caregivers a way to share patients' medical records electronically, lawmakers are...

CT seniors return to top 10 in health ranking

Connecticut’s senior population is once again in the top 10 in the country in an annual ranking of health measures by the United Health Foundation.

Cigna: ACO-like provider contracts producing results

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna says its “collaborative care” contracts with Connecticut physician groups are reducing costs and helping doctors better track patients with chronic...

Allstate looks to CT market expansion

Allstate Insurance Co. said it hopes to recuit 40 agency owners and insurance salespeople in Connecticut over the next year.

Three more health conditions eligible for CT medical marijuana

The list of health conditions eligible for Connecticut’s medical marijuana program is expanding to 17, the Department of Consumer Protection said.

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