| May 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Cigna announced plans Tuesday to start a referral program for some of its customers on long-term disability that will help them lead healthy lives and pursue athletic activities.
"Disability insurance provides much more than simply paying out benefits...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Did anyone think the governor would land in China, shake some hands, talk up Connecticut's nice products, exchange gifts and come home?
Not Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Midway through leading a small delegation of economic development officials to the world'...
| Sep 24, 2012
Health insurers say Connecticut residents are visiting their doctors more frequently and, perhaps not surprisingly, those insurers are asking to raise their rates on average 10 to 12 percent next year, meaning medical premiums continue to grow much faster...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Cigna Corp. is spending the equivalent of $103.6 million to buy a majority stake in a Turkish insurer owned by a bank that is one of the largest distributors of life insurance and pension products in that country.
Cigna will spend 85 million Euro to...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:44 AM
Connecticut is undertaking the huge task that lies ahead for all states now that the U.S. Supreme Courthas upheld federal health care reform — getting a health exchange up an running by the fall of 2013.
The reform requires each state to create a...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:27 PM
A new international construction technology and materials firm will bring 408 jobs to the state, filling a North Haven building emptied when a Canadian printing company closed operations in 2008.
Sustainable Building Solutions, introduced Wednesday by...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
— Deloitte, a giant international accounting, consulting and financial advising firm, will receive between $9 million and $14.5 million in state tax dollars to expand its workforce in Connecticut over the next 61/2 years, the governor announced...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Cigna Corp. reported lower net income due to losses in a discontinued business, though the company had greater revenue, membership and adjusted income from operations, all helped by its acquisition last year of HealthSpring.
Cigna reported shareholders'...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut wants to attract captive insurance companies, hoping the state's unrivaled labor market of people in the industry will work to its advantage -- along with a tax credit.
In October, the state legislature refined regulations and approved a...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Aetna, Cigna and UnitedHealthcare were among nine companies recognized Tuesday by U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin at the White House for addressing health and health disparities.
The nine companies were initially honored in March 2012 and March 2011...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates of Westport, announced an ambitious expansion plan Wednesday that includes building a new headquarters and nearly doubling its staff in the next decade, all with generous state help — up to $115...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:57 PM
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...