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CT to receive $10M grant for substance abuse, mental health response

Joe Cooper |

The state will receive a $10 million federal grant to support more than 2,000 individuals suffering from substance abuse and mental health disorders, the governor announced this week.

After 10 years, Masonicare, St. Francis go separate ways on home care

Joe Cooper |

Citing shifting competitive interests, two prominent Greater Hartford homecare partners will shutter a joint venture they formed in 2007.

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

MACKENZIE RIGG | CT MIRROR |

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

MACKENZIE RIGG | CT MIRROR |

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.

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