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Report: CT's coastal homeowner insurance market healthy

Greg Bordonaro |

The coastal homeowner insurance market in Connecticut is healthy, despite several significant weather events in recent years that caused major damage to residential dwellings near waterways.

ConnectiCare CEO Wise to depart

Matt Pilon |

Michael Wise, CEO of Farmington-based health insurer ConnectiCare, is leaving his job at the end of the month, the company announced Thursday evening.

The Obamacare debate isn’t over

Tom Miller |

The question of whether Republicans should repeal Obamacare appears settled. Vice President-elect Mike Pence was on Capitol Hill last week to rally his party's lawmakers. Later in the day, the Senate...

Insurers, docs focus on fighting opioid epidemic

John Stearns |

Bloomfield insurer Cigna hopes its latest assault on the opioid epidemic — encouraging doctors to sign a pledge to reduce opioid prescribing — proves an effective arrow in its quiver of...

Mega-merger sweeps up 3 CT insurance brokerages

Patricia Daddona |

In a first-ever merger of its size, three Connecticut firms have joined with 21 others to form Alera Group, an independent national insurance brokerage and wealth management firm.

The Hartford inks $1.5B asbestos claims reinsurance pact

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford has inked a pact with National Indemnity Co. for a $1.5 billion reinsurance agreement that covers some of the insurer's exposure to asbestos and environmental liability.

2017 brings another year of uncertainty, change in health care

Q&A talks with Angela Mattie, a Quinnipiac University professor, trustee of St. Mary's Hospital, Yale New Haven Health community council member, and board member of Qualidigm.

Cost transparency coming into sharper focus

Q&A talks with Robin Gelburd, founding president of FAIR Health, a New York-based nonprofit that aims to advance healthcare cost transparency.

CT unveils life-policy lost & found

The state Insurance Department introduced Wednesday a free online service to assist consumers searching for deceased relatives' lost life insurance policies and annuities.

Insurity Inc. acquires Calif. software company

Patricia Daddona |

Hartford-based Insurity Inc., which specializes in data processing and analytics for property and casualty insurers, has acquired Larkspur, Calif.-based Systema Software for an undisclosed sum.

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