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House to weigh long-term care insurance rate hike bill

Matt Pilon |

Legislation that seeks to blunt the impact of rising premiums for long-term care insurance policies is on the House's agenda for Friday.

Lincoln Financial completes $3.3B purchase of Boston life insurer

Joe Cooper |

Radnor, Pa., financial advisor Lincoln Financial Corp., a major tenant at the Metro Center on Church Street in Hartford, said it closed on its $3.3 billion acquisition of Boston's Liberty Life...

Cigna study finds high level of loneliness in Hartford, U.S.

John Stearns |

Most Hartford area adults are considered lonely, mirroring the broader U.S. population, according to results of a national loneliness survey released by Bloomfield-based health insurer Cigna.

CVS: Aetna deal on pace

Matt Pilon |

CVS said Wednesday that its proposed $69 billion acquisition of Hartford-based health insurer Aetna is on pace to close in the second half of this year.

W. Htfd's SCIO Health Analytics acquired in $240M deal

Joe Cooper |

West Hartford-based SCIO Health Analytics said it has agreed to be acquired by a New York-based operations management and analytics company, in a deal worth $240 million.

CT's newest health insurer Tufts eyes growth in state's Medicare Advantage market

Matt Pilon |

In Connecticut, a handful of insurers can claim the majority of customers in the fast-growing Medicare Advantage insurance market, but a new player is hoping to grab its piece of the pie.

Clock ticking on a bipartisan scramble to curb drug costs


With only two weeks left in the legislative session, a Democratic lawmaker and the state comptroller are feverishly working to bring to the House floor proposed legislation that is considered...

A.M. Best: 'Negative' outlook for CT med-malpractice insurer

Matt Pilon |

Citing underwriting pressure and competitive conditions in the medical malpractice insurance market, financial ratings provider A.M. Best this week revised Glastonbury-based Connecticut Medical...

CT paces 4-yr. drop in U.S. opioid scripts

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut and the rest of New England led a plummeting decline in America's opioid-prescription rate in recent years, as doctors ply more non-addictive options to help patients manage their pain,...

Global tech startups ink demos through Hartford's InsurTech Accelerator

Joe Cooper |

Five global insurance technology startups have inked pilot agreements with Hartford and national leading insurance companies.

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