| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
As always, the No. 1 New Year's resolution for 2014 is to lose weight, according to the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology. Spending less and saving more also rank among the top five resolutions. The good news is that if you've resolved...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:47 AM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris told insurance giant Cigna Corp. to stop selling health plans bearing the name of California's health exchange because it was deceptive.
Cigna opted out of participating in the Covered California exchange when it...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:13 AM
Hartford's signature industry — insurance — started by offering financial protection against fire damage, but as the property-casualty business evolved the biggest threat to property became weather in all its extreme variations: tornadoes,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Business owner Lori Golden wasn't looking for charity.
But the 62-year-old Northridge resident said that's what it felt like when she tried to buy an Obamacare health insurance policy through the Covered California exchange — and instead learned...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Valley Preferred, a preferred provider organization aligned with Lehigh Valley Health Network, is settting up its second accountable care agreement with a private insurance company to optimize health care and lower costs. Valley Preferred and insurance...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Liz Davidson told friends 15 years ago that she was quitting her job running a hedge fund, they thought she was misguided.
Then Davidson revealed her new career plan, and they thought she was really nuts.
She launched a company that gives...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:51 AM
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation's largest health insurer, reported a tiny uptick in third-quarter profit, disappointing investors who have bid up the company's shares in recent months.
The Minnetonka, Minn., company said government funding cuts to...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration moved Thursday to help tens of thousands of sick Americans who have struggled to enroll in health coverage for next year because of problems with the rollout of new insurance marketplaces created by the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:26 PM
There is perhaps no better metaphor for the painful relationship between patients and our for-profit healthcare system than the fact that Anthem Blue Cross thinks you don't need anesthesia for a colonoscopy.
It's not "medically necessary," the insurer...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:36 AM
FARMINGTON — Aetna Chairman and CEO Mark T. Bertolini said Thursday that the steep rate of medical inflation is changing the heath insurance marketplace from a business-to-business model to a retail market shared by private as well as public...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Connecticut consumers got their first look Monday at the price of health insurance plans to be sold on a state public health exchange this fall for coverage next year.
Regulators at the state Insurance Department reviewed rates proposed by insurers...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Aetna has withdrawn its application to sell individual health insurance plans through a public exchange after the state Insurance Department told the insurer its proposed rates were too high.
Before an insurer can sell health plans, the rates must be...