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Revera sells Meriden-based nursing-rehab division for $240M

Canadian senior living operator Revera Inc. said it agreed to sell its U.S. nursing and rehabilitation business, including two Connecticut facilities, to Pennsylvania's Genesis Healthcare for $240...

Report: Anthem in takeover talks with Cigna

In a deal that could have significant implications in Connecticut, health insurance giant Anthem is in talks to acquire Bloomfield-based Cigna, the Wall Street Journal reports.

UConn medical school names dean

UConn School of Medicine said it has named Dr. Bruce Liang as dean.

Insurance Dept. renews testing contract with Md. firm

The state Insurance Department said it has renewed its contract with a Maryland-based company that administers licensing and continuing-education exams to brokers, adjusters and others.

CT taking applications for more marijuana dispensaries

Growth in the number of medical marijuana patients in the state has created the need for more dispensaries, the state Department of Consumer Protection said.

Hartford Healthcare warns of jobs cuts

The two-year budget approved last week by both halves of the state legislature will result in reduced jobs and services at Hartford Healthcare, the five-hospital system’s president and CEO...

More CT hospital execs made $1M+ in 2014

Last year, 19 Connecticut hospital executives earned more than $1 million in total compensation, according to a recent report from the state Office of Healthcare Access.

Medical marijuana patient rolls grow 13 percent

The number of Connecticut residents registered to buy medical marijuana grew 13 percent in the most recent quarter, the state Department of Consumer Protection said Tuesday.

Senior-care facility bows in S. Windsor

The 80-unit The Residence at South Windsor Farms independent, assisted and memory-care facility for seniors formally opens its doors on Tuesday, officials say.

Trio settles CT Medicaid fraud suit

Connecticut will recover nearly $300,000 from another batch of dentists and their practices accused of committing Medicaid fraud, state investigators say.

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