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Aetna's $1B debt issue done

Gregory Seay |

Aetna Inc. has floated a $1 billion debt offering, proceeds of which the Hartford health insurer says will be used to retire existing debt and the rest for general corporate purposes.

Rebranded Hebrew Senior Care emerges from bankruptcy

Gregory Seay |

West Hartford's Hebrew HealthCare has emerged from bankruptcy with a revamped business model, balance sheet and a new name -- Hebrew Senior Care Specialized Health & Living Services.

Larson, Courtney want to extend Medicare age eligibility

Patricia Daddona |

As efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act stall, two Connecticut Congressmen are proposing to expand Medicare access to Americans aged 50 to 64.

Report: Consumers want more from insurers' Medicare Advantage plans

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford health insurer Aetna and Bloomfield-based Cigna could be doing more to satisfy the needs of Medicare Advantage customers, according to a study released Thursday by J.D. Power.

CT shares in $5.5M data breach settlement with Nationwide

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is sharing with other states a $5.5 million settlement with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company to resolve claims related to a 2012 data breach, state Attorney General George Jepsen said.

Prospect names new Waterbury Hospital CEO

John Stearns |

For-profit hospital operator Prospect Medical Holdings on Wednesday named Peter Adamo president and CEO of Waterbury Hospital and the Greater Waterbury Health Network, effective Aug. 18.

CCMC gets $1M HIV/AIDS grant

Matt Pilon |

Connecticut Children's Medical Center said it has received a three-year $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help expand medical care for HIV-infected...

Med transport provider partners with Lyft

John Stearns |

Trumbull-based Coordinated Transportation Solutions (CTS) said it's forged an agreement with ride-sharing company Lyft to provide lower-cost rides for some of CTS' customer base.

CT docs, Anthem update value-based contract

John Stearns |

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Community Medical Group (CMG), an independent practice association of more than 950 physicians based in New Haven, said they have updated and...

Avara to acquire Pfizer Italian facility

John Stearns |

Norwalk-based Avara Pharmaceutical Services said it has has signed an agreement with Pfizer to acquire a sterile manufacturing facility in Liscate, Italy.

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