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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


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...

Travelers CEO's compensation up 15% in 2013

Travelers Cos. Inc. CEO and Chairman Jay Fishman earned a pay package of $18.1 million last year, up from $15.7 million in 2012, the insurer disclosed in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

McGee's pay up $6.5M in 2013

The Hartford Financial Services Group Chairman, CEO and President Liam McGee earned a pay package worth $17.7 million last year, up 58 percent from 2012, according to a company filing with the U.S.

Nursing bill moves forward


The State Senate voted Wednesday in favor of legislation that would allow nurse practitioners to practice without a physician's oversight.

CT docs brought in over $1B from Medicare in 2012

Medicare paid $1.02 billion in 2012 to Connecticut doctors and other providers in the program, according to federal data released this week.

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