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Access Health CEO Wadleigh to depart

Matt Pilon |

Jim Wadleigh, who has led the state's Access Health CT insurance exchange for the past three years, will leave his job in April, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman announced Thursday.

Windham Hospital getting $3.8M annual boost from federal program's renewal

John Stearns |

Congressional approval of an extension for the federal Medicare Dependent Hospital Program (MDH) last week will result in about $3.8 million more in annual reimbursements for Windham Hospital, the...

MetLife CEO vows to correct pension payment troubles

Patricia Daddona |

MetLife Inc., the New York insurer with Bloomfield operations, said it is working to correct a record-keeping problem that led to about 13,500 annuity plan holders not receiving monthly payments over...

Tax reform leads MetLife to invest $10M+ in employees

Patricia Daddona |

In response to the new tax reform law, New York insurance giant MetLife Inc., which has some operations in Bloomfield, said it is investing millions of dollars in its employees.

The Hartford aims to stem worker shortage with call-center apprentices

John Stearns |

John Kinney likes what he sees in the students working their way through The Hartford's new claims insurance apprenticeship program operated in concert with Capital Community College (CCC) in...

The Hartford's 4Q profit loss widens

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford property and casualty insurer The Hartford said late Thursday that its fourth quarter profits fell, mainly due to a $3 billion loss related to the December sale of its run-off life and...

MassMutual to shutter Enfield campus, consolidate in Bay State

Patricia Daddona |

MassMutual said Thursday it will build a new Boston campus, increase its presence in its Springfield, Mass., headquarters and close its Enfield, Conn., campus, moves that will add 2,000 jobs through...

Malloy would cancel hospital tax cut, but again tighten Medicare program eligibility


Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's new budget would cancel a planned tax reduction for Connecticut's hospitals two years from now to help reduce big deficits down the road.

Knights of Columbus' insurance business enmeshed in bitter contract dispute

Christopher Hoffman Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

The Knights of Columbus are perhaps best known for their colorful plumed hats and the charity work done by their thousands of local councils.

Healthcare deal volume down 2%

John Stearns |

Healthcare merger and acquisition activity held steady in the fourth quarter of 2017, with 377 transactions marking a 1 percent increase over the third quarter, but down 3 percent from fourth quarter...

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