Connecticut health insurance News

Connecticut’s 2017 Health Insurance Rates Expected to Rise

Tens of thousands of Connecticut health insurance consumers will still see double-digit increases in their 2017 rates, even though the state’s Department of Insurance has denied some rate requests filed by health insurers while reducing others. The agency said Friday …

Connecticut Reviewing Health Insurers’ Rate Hike Requests

Connecticut’s Department of Insurance is reviewing rate increase requests filed by 14 health insurance companies that range on average from 2.1 percent to 32 percent. The private plans, offered on and off the state’s health insurance exchange, provide coverage to …

Access Health CT Helping 18K Enrollees Find New Plans

Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is helping up to 18,000 people who no longer qualify for Medicaid health coverage to enroll in private insurance plans. Access Health CT says it will begin reaching out on June 2 to help enrollees find …

Connecticut Cops Consider ‘Angel’ Program to Combat Heroin Scourge

A growing chorus of law enforcement leaders, drug addiction experts and parents of addicts say arresting and jailing heroin users will not stem the surge in deaths and overdoses. “We realize we’re not going to arrest our way out of …