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Harvard Pilgrim joins CBIA Health Connections

Fresh off obtaining its Connecticut license, Massachusetts insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care said Tuesday it will offer small business health plans on one of the state's leading independent...

Travelers boosts 1Q profits by $154M

The Travelers Cos. said its first-quarter profits grew 17 percent, pushing it over the $1-billion mark.

Almost half of region's hospitals post red ink in FY '13

The state's chief hospital lobby announced last month that the industry shed 1,400 jobs and saw their collective operating income fall by $175 million in 2013 thanks to Medicare and state funding...

Business execs see opportunity in urgent care

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As the father of four children, Tom Kelly says he's spent his fair share of time in urgent care facilities for the litany of ailments and injuries to which kids typically fall victim.

Access Health enrollment concludes at 208K+

The state's health insurance exchange said it ended its inaugural enrollment period with 208,301 residents registered for coverage.

Higher costs, taxes hit UnitedHealth’s bottom line

Minnesota health insurer UnitedHealth Group, which has significant Hartford operations, reported first-quarter profits of $1.1 billion, a decline of 7.5 percent from the same quarter last year.

AG: More transparency needed on hospital fees

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At least 22 of the state's 29 acute care hospitals charge facility fees to patients for services rendered in hospital-affiliated physicians' offices that could be miles away from the hospital,...

Neags donate $3M to UConn Health for cancer research

UConn alum Ray Neag and his wife Carole have donated $3 million to the UConn Health Center in Farmington for cancer research, the school announced.

Magellan takes $49M hit on contract extension

Magellan Health Services has extended a second contract this week, but the value going forward will drop, the Avon company reported in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Magellan extends $47M contract

Avon’s Magellan Health Services said it has extended a key contract with an unspecified customer of its division that manages the delivery of diagnostic imaging, cardiology, pain management and...

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