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The Hartford’s CEO Re-elected Chairman of Insurance association’s Board

Christopher J. Swift, chairman and CEO of The Hartford, was re-elected chairman of The American Insurance Association's (AIA) board of directors at its March board meeting. Swift was...

Higher rates lead to health plan market-share struggle

Matt Pilon |

So far this year, Avon employee-benefits firm Robert Hensley & Associates has switched 75 percent of its small business customers to a new health insurance carrier.

Wyman supports establishing health strategy office in CT

John Stearns |

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman testified this week in support of legislation seeking to bring Connecticut's healthcare reform work under a proposed Office of Health Strategy (OHS) to streamline efforts to...

Clock ticking on Hartford HealthCare, UnitedHealthcare contract negotiations

John Stearns |

Hartford HealthCare posted a letter to patients on its website this week informing those with coverage from UnitedHealthcare and its subsidiary, Oxford Health Plans, that they could face higher...

Key steps to fend off a cyberattack

Jonathan Stone |

It's no longer enough to be small or lucky. These days, cyberattacks affect businesses of all sizes and types. In fact, small and medium-sized businesses are now the target of 65 percent of...

Travelers to buy UK online broker for $490M

Patricia Daddona |

Property casualty insurer The Travelers Cos. Inc., which has a major Hartford presence, said Monday it has agreed to acquire a small business online insurance broker in the United Kingdom for about...

Windsor insurer Vantis' credit rating upgraded post-merger

Patricia Daddona |

Insurance ratings agency A.M. Best has upgraded the credit rating of Windsor's Vantis Life Insurance Co. following the company's merger with Horsham, Pa.-based Penn Life Mutual Insurance Co.

CT Medicaid dental provider exceeds $3M in uncompensated care for uninsured

John Stearns | 1

Kool Smiles dentists, which provide dental care for underserved children and families at five locations in Connecticut, have provided $3.6 million in uncompensated dental care since 2009, the company...

What the GOP Obamacare replacement bill means for you and CT


Members of Congress will begin moving forward today with efforts to pass the American Health Care Act, a proposal to replace many of the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the health law...

Amid consolidation, CT benefits firms bet on multi-state alliance

John Stearns |

Changes and consolidations in the financial-services industry inspired 24 independent firms around the U.S., including three in Connecticut, to form one of the country's largest benefits firms that...

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