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Posted today (12 hours ago)

PropertyCasualty360

Connecticut insurance salesman sentenced to prison for tax fraud
PropertyCasualty360
DiMartino was an insurance salesman for numerous insurance companies located in Connecticut and elsewhere. Despite earning millions of dollars in insurance commissions over the last decade, DiMartino did not file accurate tax returns or pay the taxes ...


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Posted today (10 hours ago)

Connecticut's CMIC Hires Cronin as Director of Underwriting
Insurance Journal
CMIC, a Glastonbury, Conn.-based, member-owned medical professional liability insurance company, has hired Garrett P. Cronin to the CMIC Group team as the director of underwriting. Prior to joining CMIC, Cronin worked for Chubb Corporation as a ...


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Posted today (9 hours ago)

Insurance company not liable for hunter's injuries
CT Post
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An insurance company isn't liable for a hunter who was accidentally shot in the head nearly four years ago. According to court documents, David Devine shot Patrick Humfeld in the head while both men were hunting on John Marsh's ...


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Posted yesterday.

Senate committee approves nonpartisan human resources hire
CT Post
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Senate committee approved a recommendation Monday to hire a nonpartisan human resources officer who can independently investigate complaints of harassment or discrimination in the chamber, though any disciplinary actions ...

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Posted on Jul 2, 2018 (15 days ago)

NBC Connecticut

Manchester Woman Encounters A Roadblock Getting Insurance Coverage
NBC Connecticut
According to the Connecticut Department of Insurance, this situation is not common and they say they are contacting the customer to find out what happened. They tell us they have also contacted Progressive Insurance to get more details to determine if ...


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Posted yesterday.

Healthcare Finance News

Tennessee hospitals generate more than $18 billion for state economy
Healthcare Finance News
THA's report follows the Connecticut Hospital Association saying this spring that the state's hospitals accounted for $27.7 billion in its economy, employed some 104,000 people in the state and healthcare otherwise helped to support an additional 103 ...


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Posted today (6 hours ago)

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West Hartford Named 'Most Educated City' in Connecticut by Insurify
http://www.we-ha.com (press release) (blog)
Insurify, an insurance comparison shopping website headquartered in Cambridge, MA, recognized West Hartford with a 'Most Educated Cities' award for 2018. Submitted by the Town of West Hartford. The Town of West Hartford announced Tuesday that it is ...

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Posted today (3 hours ago)

Paragon Expands to San Diego, Hires Senior Vice President
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Connecticut-based Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC opened a new office in San Diego, and hired Robert Etzler as senior vice president and director of workers' compensation. Etzler held leadership roles at Cypress Point-Arrowhead General Insurance ...

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Patch.com

Greenwich Hospital In Line For $160 Million Upgrade Project
Patch.com
Greenwich was among the first hospitals in Connecticut to acquire the da Vinci surgical system that enables surgeons to use advanced robotic technology to perform minimally invasive surgery with nerve-sparing precision. Recently staff celebrated the ...


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Posted today (3 hours ago)

Milford Mirror

US News ranks Connecticut 24th on list of best states
Milford Mirror
Connecticut ranked fourth best overall for healthcare, 14th for education, 43rd for economy, 29th for opportunity, 41st for infrastructure, eighth for crime and corrections, 41st for fiscal stability, and 38th for overall quality of life, according to ...


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Posted today (21 hours ago)

WFSB

Government shuts down website for doctors searching for treatment guidelines
WFSB
No stranger to financial uncertainty over its 20-year history, the clearinghouse is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the US Department of Health and Human Services, which earmarked $1.2 million to fund the site in 2017 ...

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Posted on Jul 13, 2018 (4 days ago)

CT Post

Federal cuts to health navigator program won't directly hit state
CT Post
... amount of people ... and not nearly enough to justify the millions of federal dollars spent through the program.” Because Connecticut has its own health care exchange and doesn't use the federal program, HealthCare.gov, it wasn't receiving federal ...

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Posted on Jul 11, 2018 (6 days ago)

CT Post

Uber's chief human resources officer abruptly steps down
CT Post
DETROIT (AP) — Uber's chief human resources officer has abruptly stepped down. Liane Hornsey told employees in an email obtained by The Associated Press Wednesday that she is leaving the company but gave no reason. Hornsey writes that employees ...
Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber — Susan FowlerSusan Fowler
Uber executive Hornsey resigns in email to staff following discrimination probeReuters
Uber's HR Chief Leaves After Probe Into Handling of Discrimination ClaimsWall Street Journal
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Posted on Jun 21, 2018 (26 days ago)

Insurance Journal

Connecticut's Paragon Insurance Holdings Hires Fuller
Insurance Journal
Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national, multi-line specialty managing general agency (MGA) based in Avon, Conn., has hired Tonya Fuller as vice president of its Winery and Brewery division. Additionally, Ashley Forslund has become a member of the ...

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018 (22 days ago)

JD Supra (press release)

Connecticut is Taking Serious Steps to Evaluate and Improve its Insurance Industry Workforce
JD Supra (press release)
Earlier this month Connecticut Governor Malloy signed Senate Bill No. 198 into law. SB 198 establishes a task force, made up of twelve members, to study and develop strategies to develop, expand and improve the insurance industry workforce in the state ...


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Posted today (18 hours ago)

Maryland exchange to hold reinsurance hearings
CT Post
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's health care exchange has announced hearings for public comment on regulations to create a reinsurance program for the individual health insurance market. The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange has scheduled four ...


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Posted today (4 hours ago)

Legislative panel hears of rise in surprise medical bills
CT Post
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Surprise medical bills are on the rise and Del. Kathy Byron, chair of the legislature's Health Insurance Reform Commission, says Virginia's legislature will act to better protect consumers. The Daily Press reports that the panel ...


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Posted yesterday.

Risk adjustment not unfair
theday.com
Some readers did not understand the example of commercial fishermen and schoolteachers in my letter “'Tough luck' is not a reasonable approach to chronic medical problems” (June 23). That example shows that insurance companies charge premiums that ...


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Posted today (10 hours ago)

UConn Survey: Local Hurricane Evacuees Need Basic Necessities
UConn Today
“Survey respondents identify housing issues and insufficient food as the most critical needs they are facing in Connecticut, along with healthcare, in the after aftermath of the crisis,” said Charles R. Venator-Santiago, associate professor of ...


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Posted today (5 hours ago)

CT Post

States: Workaround succeeding after cut in health subsidies
CT Post
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A workaround by states to counter Trump administration cuts to Affordable Care Act subsidies has largely succeeded in protecting consumers from higher costs, California and 17 other states said. The assessment came late Monday ...

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Posted today (8 hours ago)

CT Post

17 financial perks of being the president of the United States
CT Post
While sitting presidents and former presidents receive several perks that last beyond their time in office, like security and health insurance, wardrobe budgets are not included. Presidents and their families usually do not receive or accept clothing ...


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Posted today (8 hours ago)

NBC Connecticut

Report Ranks UConn President's Compensation 21st for Public University Presidents
NBC Connecticut
... top-paid public university official, with a compensation of nearly $4.3 million for 2016-2017. See the full list here. A statement from UConn said $23,191of Herbst's compensation is the share the state pays for Herbst's insurance, so it is not paid ...


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Posted today (10 hours ago)

CT Post

UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2Q
CT Post
Health insurance is the biggest revenue generator for UnitedHealth. But it also has been pouring resources into its Optum segment, which generates a larger operating margin. The Optum segment provides pharmacy benefits management and technology ...

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Posted on Jun 27, 2018 (20 days ago)

FierceHealthcare

Health IT Roundup—Microsoft recruits former Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO; Connecticut alters telehealth prescribing
FierceHealthcare
“He will be my partner in developing the strategic vision for Microsoft Healthcare, and will provide leadership that is grounded in decades of health industry experience,” Peter Lee, corporate vice president at Microsoft Healthcare said in an announcement.
New team assembled to unlock the innovation potential in healthcare data - The Official Microsoft BlogThe Official Microsoft Blog - Microsoft

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