Connecticut’s newly formed health insurance co-op has contracted with Altruista Health Inc. of Reston, Va., to provide the co-op with software that will identify the sickest patients who are in the greatest need of a disease management or care plan.
The state Insurance Department approved an insurance license for HealthyCT, allowing the new nonprofit to sell health plans in Connecticut, the nonprofit and department said Tuesday.
A new health insurance co-op that hopes to offer coverage next fall for the following year has its first chief executive.
HealthyCT, the consumer-operated and oriented plan, announced Wednesday that Ken Lalime, 56, is the first CEO. Lalime was among 175 candidates. The Norwalk resident has served as interim chief operating officer of HealthyCT and starts in his new job on Jan. 1.