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A federal judge has denied a request to dismiss Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co.’s claim that two doctors in Carmel overbilled the company for $915,070 for unnecessary tests.
Anthem had Connecticut’s largest market share both in HMO enrollments and Indemnity enrollments by company.
The news comes as Cigna announces it will no longer cover OxyContin as a preferred option on its commercial drug lists.
Proposal drops the insurance premium tax rate from 1.75 percent to 1.5 percent.
The jobs program's participating companies have invested nearly $1.3 billion in new infrastructure and human capital.
While the move may not adversely affect many residents, it could be the first step to a major rethink of the Affordable Care Act.
Under the Affordable Care Act, providers that form federally approved accountable care organizations (ACOs) would be eligible to share in cost savings realized by the government through the limiting of redundant, overlapping or unnecessary treatments for Medicare or Medicaid patients.
Industry representatives from across Connecticut indicated in conversations with the Business Journal that President Obama’s crowning achievement does not nearly go far enough in reigning in the cost of health care, with several suggesting the issue would require further legislative changes.
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