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St. Francis Hospital to merge with Mich. Catholic-care operator

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The parent of Hartford's St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center will announce Wednesday that it has reached a deal to join a national Catholic hospital chain.

CT nabs $45M healthcare innovation grant

The federal government has awarded $45 million to Connecticut to experiment with how it delivers Medicare and Medicaid services to state residents.

Access Health Jan. coverage enrollment ends Monday

Today is the last day to register for an Access Health CT insurance plan in order to receive coverage for Jan. 1, the insurance exchange said.

Aetna inks pay package with Rohan

Aetna has set compensation for its new President Karen S. Rohan, the Hartford health insurer disclosed Friday in a U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission filing.

Cigna names New England market boss

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna said Mark Butler is its new president and general manager for New England.

Farmers aims for CT insurance market

Farmers Insurance said it aims to start selling its products in Connecticut next month.

ProHealth forms ACO with United Healthcare

Connecticut medical group ProHealth Physicians said it has entered into an accountable-care arrangement with United Healthcare for the insurer’s commercial plans.

Hospital execs express frustration over failed Tenet deals

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After warning state regulators on Wednesday that conditions placed on its acquisition of Waterbury Hospital could scuttle the deal, Tenet Healthcare pulled the plug on its plans to purchase five...

Aetna to award $4.5M for health tech in vulnerable communities

The Aetna Foundation is offering $750,000 a piece to six tech innovators to develop digital-health tools that better serve low-income and underserved communities.

Aetna’s Bertolini named to MassMutual board

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., which has a campus in Enfield, said it has appointed Aetna CEO, President and Chairman Mark Bertolini to its board of directors.

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