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Katharine Wade resigns as Insurance Department commissioner

Wade’s announcement arrives just three weeks before Gov.-elect Ned Lamont is inaugurated on Jan. 9. Lamont has not said who he has in mind for the CID commissioner job.

Access Health CT expanding customer outreach ahead of open enrollment

As for ongoing concerns about the possibility of major reforms to, or repeal of, the Affordable Care Act, new CEO James Michel dismissed it as “background noise."

Connecticut Insurance Dept. slashes insurers’ rate hike requests

The department ruled that the average increase for individual plans is 2.72 percent, down from the average request of about 12 percent.

Public hearing set for Anthem, ConnectiCare’s proposed rate increases

In July, Anthem filed a request for a 9.1 percent average rate hike for next year; ConnectiCare is seeking a 13 percent average rate increase.

With future of Obamacare in doubt, insurers propose CT rate hikes...

The proposed average individual rate increase request is 12.3 percent, while the proposed average small group rate increase is 10.22 percent.

Connecticut enables out-of-state adjusters to handle claims from Tuesday’s storms

“By activating this program, insurance companies are able to quickly get more help on the ground where it’s most needed,” said Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade.

CT revs up driverless car test program

Upon review of applications to the state, up to four municipalities will be selected for participation.

Connecticut’s total health insurance enrollment down in 2016

Anthem had Connecticut’s largest market share both in HMO enrollments and Indemnity enrollments by company.

Anthem, ConnectiCare staying on health exchange

The news comes just one day after Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner Katharine L. Wade rejected the insurers' proposed revised premium rate increases.

CT Insurance Department rejects insurers’ rate increase proposals

Insurance Department Commissioner Katharine Wade has ordered Anthem and ConnectiCare to revise their rate filings again and resubmit them this week.

Deadline extended for insurers to remain on Access Health CT

“This extension gives Access Health CT and our customers a better understanding of what to expect and when,” AHCT CEO Jim Wadleigh said.

State asks Anthem and ConnectiCare to file new rates in face...

At issue is whether the federal government will discontinue cost-sharing reduction payments, which provide financial assistance for consumers via lower co-payments and deductibles.

Connecticut Insurance Department recovers $4M during first half of 2017

The department’s Market Conduct division levied approximately $1.3 million in fines against carriers.

Connecticut agency sets public hearings on proposed health insurance rate hikes

The public can make their thoughts known at the hearings in Hartford, online or by mail.

Cloudy future for Access Health CT

Anthem and ConnectiCare have until Sept. 1 to decide if they will remain on the exchange in 2018.