Monthly Archives: January 2014

Access Health CT Closes In On 100,000 Goal; CEO Says Safeguards Hedge Against Older Enrollees

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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

Courant 250: Severe Weather Gave Rise To New Insurance Segments

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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.