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Cigna profits dip, but beat estimates

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna said its third-quarter profits dipped by $19 million, or 3.4 percent, partly due to the exit of its limited-benefits business, which is no longer allowed under...

Phoenix, PHL miss again on SEC filings

Hartford life insurer Phoenix Cos. Inc. and its PHL Variable Life unit have both missed late October deadlines on a pair of overdue quarterly financial filings with federal securities regulators, and...

Aetna 3Q profits rise on membership, premium growth

Hartford health insurer Aetna said its third-quarter profits grew nearly 15 percent, thanks to a growing number of medical customers and premium revenue increases.

Hartford Financial 3Q profits rise 32%

The Hartford Financial Services Group said its third quarter profits jumped 32 percent, thanks to fewer catastrophe losses and improved underwriting and pricing in its property and casualty business.

Hartford medical risk group changes name

Hartford's Medical Risk Management, which provides consulting and other services to healthcare providers, said it has changed its name to MRM Group.

St. Francis inks its own cancer research partnership

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center said it has forged a cancer research partnership with Dana-Farber and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) that will bring new clinical trials to its downtown...

Magellan’s net falls on higher costs

Magellan Health Inc., which continues to have operations in Avon after moving its corporate headquarters to Arizona, said its third-quarter profits fell more than 40 percent because of higher costs...

Cigna: More than 25% of patients don't get regular dental checkups

More than one in four U.S. consumers with dental insurance do not visit the dentist twice a year for preventative exams and cleanings, according to a survey by Bloomfield-based health insurer Cigna.

Essex retirement community receives LEED gold

The Essex Meadows retirement community has received LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its various sustainable upgrades.

Travelers 3Q net up on premium, investment growth

Property casualty insurer Travelers, which has major Hartford operations, said its third-quarter profits jumped 6.3 percent thanks to higher written premiums and investment growth, and lower...

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