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  • $5.6B deal positions Aetna for changing health care market

    $5.6B deal positions Aetna for changing health care market
    Aetna's plans announced Monday to acquire Coventry Health Care Inc. for $5.6 billion could catapult the insurance giant to the front of an industry race to capitalize on Obamacare and the health needs of aging baby boomers. The deal, subject to...
  • Baltimore expands virtual supermarket program

    Baltimore expands virtual supermarket program
    Baltimore is expanding a program where people in areas with limited access to healthy foods can order groceries on the Internet and pick up their purchase at a designated place in their neighborhood. The two-year-old Virtual Supermarket Program which...
  • Firms picked for Medicare drug plan

    Signaling the start of a race among private insurers to sign up millions of older Americans, federal officials announced yesterday which companies had been approved to offer new Medicare drug coverage. The announcement is the first round of what promises...
  • Obamacare enrollment at 7.3 million in August, down from April

    Enrollment in health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act dipped slightly through this year, falling from about 8 million this spring to 7.3 million in mid-August, the Obama administration announced Thursday. The tally represents the first...
  • Obamacare enrollment falls slightly to 7.3 million in August

    Enrollment in health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act dropped slightly through this year, falling from about 8 million this spring to 7.3 million in mid-August, the Obama administration announced Thursday. The tally represents the first...
  • Charter Oak Presents Feminist Film Festival At Three Venues

    Charter Oak Presents Feminist Film Festival At Three Venues
    The Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford is presenting the first Feminist Film Festival Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 18 to 20, at three venues in Hartford and New Britain. The festival is part of Girlcott, a long series of events that shine a light on...
  • Humana CEO: New competition curbs Obamacare plan prices

    BOSTON (Reuters) - New competition between health insurers offering so-called Obamacare plans in 2015 is having an impact on the pricing of such coverage, based on a first look at proposed insurance premiums, the head of Humana Inc said on Wednesday. The...
  • Coke, J&J join big companies behind new employee wellness push

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of some of the biggest U.S. corporations, from Coca-Cola Co to Johnson & Johnson , unveiled a campaign on Tuesday to reduce the nation's healthcare costs, urging their peers to embrace wellness programs to improve employee...
  • Labor Day's Meaning Has Evolved, Especially For Younger Workers

    Labor Day's Meaning Has Evolved, Especially For Younger Workers
    Think about the job market and the typical worker. It is, after all, Labor Day. The image you might conjure depends on who you are — whether you work, how you work and how much the workplace has rewarded or punished you. As big companies offer...
  • Kevin Hunt: Aetna Botches Autopay Deduction, Wipes Out Her Bank Account

    Kevin Hunt: Aetna Botches Autopay Deduction, Wipes Out Her Bank Account
    Even by current standards of escalating healthcare premiums, a monthly $243 autopay deduction that becomes $1,017, without notice, and wipes out the insured's bank account is a shocker. Kate of East Granby was equal parts outraged and alarmed when Aetna...
  • Brace yourself for shrinking health insurance networks and higher deductibles

    For months, media reports have focused on the troubles with HealthCare.gov and the state insurance exchanges set up under the Affordable Care Act. Now the government is reporting that some 8 million people have signed up for health insurance on the...
  • Medical marijuana may cost patients top dollar

     Medical marijuana may cost patients top dollar
    When Jim Champion goes to a medical marijuana dispensary in Illinois for the first time, his wife, Sandy, plans to take a picture to mark the victory, after years of fighting for an alternative treatment for his multiple sclerosis. "It'll be like...