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What you need to know for Tuesday's CT primary

Joe Cooper |

Polls are open in Connecticut Tuesday until 8 p.m. as Democrats and Republicans visit the ballot box to to determine party candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and other key races.

Big Cigna backer touts Express Scripts deal

Joe Cooper |

An investment group with a major stake in Bloomfield health insurer Cigna and pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts is publicly supporting the proposed $67 billion merger amid continued...

Blumenthal urges Wade to ban or restrict short-term health plans


U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has called on Connecticut's insurance commissioner to ban or restrict short-term health insurance plans, as other states have.

CVS’ 2Q net turns red on Ohio acquisition

Joe Cooper |

CVS Health, which plans to acquire Hartford health insurer Aetna for about $69 billion, said it posted red ink in the second quarter due to a $3.9 billion charge to acquire an Ohio-based...

Cigna board slams investor’s opposition to Express Scripts merger

Joe Cooper |

A war of words has ensued between Cigna's board of directors and activist shareholder Carl Icahn, who members say lacks understanding of the Bloomfield insurer's proposed $67 billion acquisition of...

Kathy's Urgent Care opening in Berlin

Gregory Seay |

Kathy's Urgent Care is opening Monday its first Berlin walk-in clinic -- its third in Greater Hartford, officials say. Meantime, plans for a downtown Hartford clinic have stalled.

CT AG slams Trump administration's proposal to change Title X


Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and 12 other state attorneys general claim that proposed changes to Title X — the only federal program specifically dedicated to supporting the...

Cigna's telehealth partner inks $50M investment

Joe Cooper |

Bloomfield health insurer Cigna's telehealth partner said it closed a $50 million investment to grow its virtual health platform.

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus found in Hartford

Joe Cooper |

Mosquitoes trapped last week in Hartford's Keney Park tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV), a viral infection carried by the blood-consuming bugs, according to city officials.

U.S. Navy taps Hartford Hospital’s facility for mass-casualty training exercise

Matt Pilon |

A team of nine U.S. Navy Independent Duty Corpsmen from across New England converged on Hartford Hospital's recently renovated Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation Tuesday for a realistic...

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