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Coleman-Mitchell returns to DPH as commissioner

Joe Cooper |

A former Connecticut Department of Health (DPH) staffer is returning to the agency as commissioner, according to the governor.

Andrew Mais named insurance commissioner


Andrew N. Mais, an insurance industry regulatory specialist at Deloitte and a former Cablevision talk show host, has been named by Gov. Ned Lamont as the next insurance commissioner, a key regulatory...

CT lawmakers split over Medicare for all


While Sen. Bernie Sanders has made “Medicare for All” a major theme in his bid for the White House, Connecticut lawmakers are split over the idea.

Justice Department backs CVS-Aetna buyout in latest filing

Zachary F. Vasile | Journal Inquirer |

The Justice Department is standing by its defense of CVS Health’s $69 billion acquisition of Hartford insurer Aetna.

This is the CVS of the future


This is what it looks like when a drug store chain and a health insurer merge.

A new push for a public option in CT


The ambitious co-chairs of the legislature's Insurance and Real Estate Committee, Rep. Sean Scanlon of Guilford and Sen. Matt Lesser of Middletown, have been quietly working for months on how to...

Report: CT health spending above average

Matt Pilon |

Per-person expenditures on medical and pharmacy claims in Connecticut rose to $6,232 in 2017, up 17 percent over a five-year period, according to the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).

Hartford's Nassau Re adds another credit unit

Joe Cooper |

Hartford insurer Nassau Re says it's launched another private credit unit under its asset management segment.

CI looking for startups for 2019 VentureClash

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut Innovations (CI), the state's quasi-public venture capital arm, says it's accepting applications for its fourth annual VentureClash pitch competition.

Crumbling foundation aid distributed this week

Joe Cooper |

A portion of Connecticut homeowners who applied for crumbling concrete foundation relief will begin receiving checks this week, according to the nonprofit insurer supporting them.

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