Follow The Industry Radar
 facebook-32x32 ty reew  qw  ds

AddThis Feed Button Mobile Feed Subscribe to feed

Posted today
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
Tags:   Google News RSS feed URL deprecation
Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted today (21 hours ago)

FierceHealthcare

Connecticut hospitals bill more than $1B in facility fees
FierceHealthcare
Patients in St. Loius sued Tenet Healthcare for the fees in a class action suit filed several years ago, FierceHealthcare previously reported. The fees similarly caused an uproar about a decade ago at Cleveland Clinic. In Connecticut, lawmakers passed ...


Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 17, 2018 (3 days ago)

Paid Family Leave Insurance Bill Narrowly Advances to House
U.S. News & World Report
(AP) — Legislation creating a paid family and medical leave insurance program in Connecticut has narrowly cleared a key vote. The General Assembly's Finance Revenue and Bonding Committee voted 26-25 Tuesday to advance the legislation to the House. The ...

and more »

Tags:   AP
Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted yesterday.

AM Best Revises Outlooks to Negative for Members of Connecticut Medical Insurance Group
Business Wire (press release)
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has revised the outlooks to negative from stable and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a-” of Connecticut Medical Insurance Company ...

and more »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted yesterday.

CT Post

Report: Connecticut drivers most unsafe in country
CT Post
Connecticut drivers are the most unsafe in the country, according to a report released this week. Motorists in Connecticut use their cellphones 34 percent of the time when they are behind the wheel and are speeding 56 percent of the time, according to ...


Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 14, 2018 (6 days ago)

Family Leave Insurance Proposal up for a Committee Vote
U.S. News & World Report
Family Leave Insurance Proposal up for a Committee Vote. A proposal to create a family and medical leave insurance program in Connecticut is facing a key vote. April 14, 2018, at 9:39 a.m.. Family Leave Insurance Proposal up for a Committee Vote. Share ...

and more »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 19, 2018 (2 days ago)

Judge Rules Convicted Swindler in Connecticut Won't Have to Pay Restitution
Insurance Journal
A judge has ruled that a former Connecticut insurance broker convicted of swindling millions of dollars from several elderly clients won't have to repay the money, as originally ordered. Galan Newton was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2001 and ...


Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted yesterday.

New Haven Register

In Connecticut securing effective mental health care for adolescents is a struggle
New Haven Register
Many qualified mental health providers do not participate in insurance networks in Connecticut. In fact, state legislators are pushing for passage of Senate Bill 384 that requires insurance companies to offer a larger network of mental health providers ...
Securing Effective Mental Health Care For Adolescents Is A StruggleConnecticut Watchdog

all 2 news articles »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Mar 30, 2018 (21 days ago)

NBC Connecticut

Hospitals Offer Help for Patients Struggling to Afford Healthcare
NBC Connecticut
Millions of adults either delayed medical care or went without it in 2016 due to the cost, according to the Kaiser Health Foundation. Leslie Velez, a financial counselor at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, said patients often assume they won't ...

and more »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Mar 22, 2018 (29 days ago)

NBC Connecticut

Bill Would Add Fee to Insurance to Pay for Crumbling Concrete Problem
NBC Connecticut
Connecticut residents could end up paying more in home and renters insurance because of the crumbling concrete crisis. A proposal before the Connecticut state legislature would add a $20 annual surcharge to homeowners or renters insurance to help pay ...


Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Mar 28, 2018 (23 days ago)

FierceHealthcare

Ascension selling Connecticut hospital to Hartford HealthCare
Healthcare Dive
Nonprofit Hartford is a fully integrated health system with six acute-care hospitals, a large physician group, physical therapy and rehabilitation network, regional home care system and Connecticut's most extensive behavioral heath network. Ascension ...
Merger Roundup—Jefferson Health to acquire Einstein Healthcare; Ascension sells hospital to Hartford HealthCareFierceHealthcare

all 12 news articles »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Mar 26, 2018 (25 days ago)

NBC Connecticut

Crumbling Foundations Victims Want Mandatory Insurance Coverage
NBC Connecticut
Some of the thousands of homeowners with crumbling foundations pleaded with lawmakers to try to stop something like the current crisis from happening again. They're pushing for the state to mandate that all homeowners' insurance policies coverage the ...

and more »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted yesterday.

Hartford Courant

Hartford's Top Industries Work To Become Tech Magnets
Hartford Courant
It's the first step in creating a new MedTech Innovation District in Hartford's South End. The organizers will likely announce a larger-scale program — their own version of the insurance accelerator — in the next six months and their plans to ...


Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 2, 2018 (18 days ago)

CT News Junkie

OP-ED | Connecticut Should Be Careful Building A Public Insurance Option Through Medicaid
CT News Junkie
Part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) drafts in 2009, a public option was to be a government-run health plan that would compete with private insurance plans to give consumers more choices and keep costs down. Unfortunately it was removed from the final ...


Tags:   ACA
Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Mar 27, 2018 (24 days ago)

St. Louis Business Journal

Ascension to sell Connecticut medical center
St. Louis Business Journal
The Hartford HealthCare system has more than 19,000 employees and includes acute-care hospitals, Connecticut's most extensive behavioral health network and a large multispecialty physician group, among other services. The deal does not include St ...
Ascension to sell Connecticut hospital to Hartford HealthCareBecker's Hospital Review
Hartford HealthCare Plans To Acquire St. Vincent's In BridgeportHartford Courant
St. Vincent's signs deal to be acquired by Hartford HealthCareCT Post
U.S. News & World Report -FOX 61 -HamletHub
all 12 news articles »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 10, 2018 (11 days ago)

Smith Brothers Insurance Purchases Assets of Connecticut's Bailey Agencies Insurance
Insurance Journal
With headquarters in Glastonbury, Conn., Smith Brothers is an independently operated broker in the U.S. and has offices throughout Connecticut, and in Massachusetts and New Jersey. Founded in Hartford, Conn., in 1971 by brothers Bob and Brian Smith, it ...

and more »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 18, 2018 (2 days ago)

NBC Connecticut

Connecticut Has Most Unsafe Drivers in the Country: Report
NBC Connecticut
Connecticut didn't do much better in last year's study – in 2017, Connecticut ranked 49th. EverQuote determined the scores by analyzing 781 million miles worth of driving data from 2017 collected by their EverDrive app. The EverDrive app collects data ...
Study Shows a Simple Smartphone Feature Can Reduce Distracted Driving - EverQuoteEverQuote
EverDrive Safe Driving Report 2018 - EverQuoteEverQuote

all 22 news articles »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted yesterday.

WFSB

Free dental clinic at Torrington High School reaches capacity ...
WFSB
An annual free dental clinic that draws thousands of patients kicked off on Friday morning in Torrington. The Mission of Mercy opened its doors at Torrington High School at 8 a.m. and quickly reached capacity. Patients who didn't get a spot were urged ...

and more »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted yesterday.

WTNH.com (press release)

Push for legislature to require insurance companies to cover prosthetics
WTNH.com (press release)
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A group of Connecticut citizens with prosthetics (artificial limbs) is pushing the legislature to require insurance companies to cover the devices. They are currently considered "durable medical equipment" like canes, walkers ...
Murphy Pitches “Medicare Buy-In” … Would it Kill State's Insurance Industry?reclaimct.com

all 2 news articles »

Tags:   WTNH
Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted yesterday.

New York Times

In Suburban Connecticut, the Palestinian Avant-Garde
New York Times
Faisal Saleh is proud of his Palestinian heritage; his bohemian side, however, has until recently been hidden. Born in the West Bank city of El Bireh, Mr. Saleh came to America as a high-school senior in 1969, studied at Oberlin College, earned his M.B ...


Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 15, 2018 (5 days ago)

CT Post

Talk on healthcare wishes in Stratford
CT Post
Lord Chamberlain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 7003 Main St., Stratford, will host the educational lecture, “Navigating Your Healthcare Wishes,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. The talk is free and open to the public. To reserve a seat ...


Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted yesterday.

Captive Insurance Times

Foundation insurance surcharge looks likely
Journal Inquirer
“We are in consensus that the $10 surcharge on insurance policies is something we're prepared to move forward with.” “We will vote for it. We will support it,” Ritter said. “We wanted to sit here today with three weeks to go to let those homeowners in ...
'Crumbling foundations' captive seeks board membersCaptive Insurance Times
Federal Funding To Test Crumbling Foundations No Longer Available For Eastern ConnecticutNew England Public Radio
Democratic Bill Would Add Homeowner's Tax To Fix Crumbling FoundationsWSHU

all 4 news articles »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 18, 2018 (2 days ago)

The Hill

Murphy-Merkley bill would expand Medicare
CT Post
The downfall of the Republican effort to replace Obamacare with a GOP plan has created a vacuum in the health insurance market, including in Connecticut. After the defeat, Republicans in control of Capitol Hill said they would move on to other topics ...
Sen. Chris Murphy Promotes "Choose Medicare" LegislationHartford Courant
Senate Dems propose Medicare buy-in billWashington Times

all 13 news articles »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 4, 2018 (16 days ago)

NBC Connecticut

Branford Woman's Insurance Bonus Check Offer Stalls
NBC Connecticut
When one Branford woman leased a new car, she switched insurance companies to save some money. She turned to NBC Connecticut Responds when months passed and she still didn't see her check. When Debbie Caruso leased her new Jeep Cherokee last October ...


Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...
Posted on Apr 18, 2018 (3 days ago)

Judge: Convicted Swindler Won't Have to Pay Restitution
U.S. News & World Report
A judge has ruled that a former Connecticut insurance broker convicted of swindling millions of dollars from several elderly clients won't have to repay the money as originally ordered. April 18, 2018, at 7:54 a.m.. Judge: Convicted Swindler Won't Have ...

and more »

Post to facebook Facebook  | Post to twitter Twitter  | Digg This! Digg This!   | Email article Email article   |   Read More...