Connecticut’s health exchange is on track to meet its goal of signing up 100,000 customers for health insurance by March 31, but it has attracted more older customers than young ones. Continue reading
If you haven’t heard, the Hartford Courant turns 250 years old this year. People who work at The Courant, the oldest continuously published newspaper in America, are producing volumes of special work that looks broadly at Connecticut. Each month has a theme. January’s is weather. One of the weather stories we have written — looking back at extreme events — is this piece on how insurance evolved as a safeguard against severe weather.
The article will be in a special section later published later this month with many other historic insurance advertisements, photographs and articles about Connecticut’s history.
UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer, on Thursday reported stronger earnings for the fourth quarter of 2013 and for the entire year. It cited its diversified health care businesses for its improved performance. Continue reading
New York’s attorney general on Wednesday announced a settlement with Cigna Corp. after investigating claims of disparate treatment. Continue reading
About 100 people daily are blocked from signing up for health insurance on the state exchange because a federal database incorrectly identifies them as incarcerated. Continue reading
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut for the second time has pushed back its deadline for customers to pay for coverage that starts this month because of enrollment delays. Continue reading
Moody’s Investors Service announced Tuesday it has withdrawn all ratings of The Phoenix Cos., saying it has insufficient or otherwise inadequate information to support the ratings. Continue reading
Cigna Corp. on Tuesday announced its latest accountable-care initiative in Connecticut: partnering with PriMed and Greenwich Physicians Association Inc. Continue reading
Vantis Life Insurance Co. continues to grow as it expands its geographic reach, offering life insurance through banks and credit unions farther afield in Upstate New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and elsewhere. Continue reading
ING U.S. announced Monday the company will change its name on April 7 to Voya Financial, Inc. Continue reading