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New York state seeking $2B from opioid industry

The Department of Financial Services wants the money to make its way into the pockets of businesses and individuals, perhaps in the form of health insurance premium discounts.

Hawthorne pharmacy sues Aetna for not paying $3.4M for drugs

“Aetna issued blanket denials of the claims,” the complaint states, “without regard to the medical necessity of the services rendered to its members.”

Westchester County Association calls on Aetna to keep Montefiore coverage

Montefiore Health System could be forced out of Aetna’s provider network on Sept. 8. That means this list of hospitals — White Plains Hospital,...

New employee benefit: help with the student loan bill

New York Life Insurance Co., which employs about 600 people in downtown White Plains, added student loan assistance to its list of employee benefits last fall.

Aetna’s new enhanced health plan available at 3 Fairfield County hospitals

The new offering is designed to increase quality and improve the patient experience while driving efficiency and controlling costs.

Owner of Bridgeport’s St. Vincent’s Medical Center in merger talks

A merger between Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health would create the largest hospital chain in the U.S.

Aetna leaving Hartford for Manhattan

The majority of its 5,800 employees will remain in Hartford, at least for now.

Latest Fortune 500 list features 12 Fairfield County corporations

The highest ranked Connecticut company was Aetna, which took the No. 43 spot with $63 billion in revenue.

Business leaders approve Malloy plan for insurance industry tax cut

Proposal drops the insurance premium tax rate from 1.75 percent to 1.5 percent.

Health care panel favors move away from volume- to value-based approach

The Feb. 2 event brought together senior executives from area hospitals and insurance companies, who used to "arm wrestle" over key issues, according to one panelist.

Access Health CT withstanding complex issues, says CEO

Down two carriers and facing ever-increasing costs, the health of the exchange is still "good" per CEO Jim Wadleigh.

United Healthcare’s exit from Conn. insurance exchange could lead to Obamacare...

While the move may not adversely affect many residents, it could be the first step to a major rethink of the Affordable Care Act.

Regional hospitals partner with Aetna for new plan

Goals include smoother flow of information and reduced acute care.

Value Care Alliance, Aetna forge accountable care agreement

The agreement includes a shared savings model that rewards Value Care Alliance providers for meeting certain quality and efficiency benchmarks.

Aetna to launch captive insurance company in Connecticut

Aetna Risk Insurance Co. will be the state's fifth licensed captive insurer.