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CT ObGyn group opposes ruling rolling back contraceptive coverage

John Stearns |

Women's Health Connecticut (WHC), an Avon-based practice of 250 ObGyn providers, said it has grave concerns about the Trump administration's move to roll back the birth control mandate created under...

Hartford risk management provider renamed by Boston parent

John Stearns |

A Hartford-based patient safety and risk management company formerly known as MRM Group, which was acquired in July 2016 by Boston-based Coverys and became ELM / MRM Group in December, has been...

CT alleges fraud on Waterbury health provider

Gregory Seay |

The state is suing a Waterbury mental-health services vendor for allegedly overbilling and using unlicensed practitioners to defraud the state's Medicaid program, authorities say.

Charter to establish insurance captive in CT

Patricia Daddona |

Stamford-based Charter Communications said Wednesday it will base its entire captive insurance operations in Connecticut as part of its expansion here.

Cigna removing OxyContin from group commercial drug lists Jan. 1

John Stearns |

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna will no longer cover OxyContin as a preferred option on its commercial drug lists, effective Jan. 1, part of its continuing efforts to reduce opioid use.

CT Health Foundation awards $650K in grants

John Stearns |

The Connecticut Health Foundation has awarded grants totaling $650,000 this quarter to 11 organizations largely focused on health equity causes.

Hartford InsurTech hub snags $1M partner

Patricia Daddona |

A London-based InsurTech fund is providing up to $1 million in capital as part of a new partnership with Hartford's recently formed InsurTech hub.

The Hartford taking a wallop from hurricane claims

Patricia Daddona |

Property and casualty insurer The Hartford said Monday it estimates catastrophe losses will cost the company up to $375 million in the third quarter, inflated by damage from Hurricanes Harvey and...

CareCentrix taps software developer for predicting post-acute care

John Stearns |

Hartford-based CareCentrix has formed a strategic development alliance with a software developer to use machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the best options for post-acute...

Humana contracts with CleanSlate Centers for opioid-addiction services

John Stearns |

CleanSlate Centers and health insurer Humana said they have signed a new contract that provides in-network access for Humana Medicare Advantage and employer plan members at CleanSlate outpatient...

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