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School-level immunization data could be released under proposal


Wondering how many children at your kid's school aren't vaccinated? If you live in Connecticut, there's no way to find out.

After failed merger, Aetna moves on $3.3B share repurchase

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford-based health insurer Aetna said Wednesday it will repurchase $3.3 billion of the company's common stock.

Insurance coverage mandates would face more analysis under Malloy proposal


As they do most years, Connecticut legislators are considering a host of proposals that would expand what health insurance plans must cover. This year's proposed coverage mandates include inpatient...

Insurance Dept. on target with insurance network adequacy review

With consumer protection as our primary mission, the Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) takes very seriously its regulation of the industry to ensure carriers comply with state laws and...

Hartford could reap $56M from hospital property taxes

Greg Bordonaro| Matt Pilon |

Hartford's three acute-care hospitals would pay approximately $56 million a year to the city, if state lawmakers approved a plan allowing local governments to levy a property tax on nonprofit...

Capital City's towering imprint drives its economic curator

Gregory Seay |

Sean M. Fitzpatrick, the city of Hartford director responsible for seeking out and maximizing its best economic opportunities, is never far from reminders of the importance of his role — and...

Cigna and Anthem trade charges of sabotage

Ana Radelat | CT Mirror |

In a vicious legal battle laid out in court papers unsealed Friday, Cigna accuses Anthem of undermining its business by stealing confidential information and soliciting its customers.

Ex-state state psychiatrist fined for violating ethics code

Patricia Daddona |

Glastonbury resident Leonard Lev, a former principal psychiatrist at Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown, has paid a $3,500 penalty for violating state law by using state resources for personal...

CT uninsured rate among lowest in the country, report says


Connecticut had one of the lowest rates of uninsured residents in the country last year, according to estimates from a federal survey released this week.

Avon insurance broker Bakker Agency acquired by Mass. firm

Patricia Daddona |

Avon insurance broker Peter M. Bakker Agency Inc. has been bought by Renaissance Alliance Insurance Services, an independent insurance agency in Wellesley, Mass.

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