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Report: Many CT Consumers Don’t Understand Their Health Insurance Policies

June 26, 2017
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Report: Many CT Consumers Don’t Understand Their Health Insurance Policies

By Cara Rosner 55 mins ago Many consumers who obtain insurance through Connecticut’s health care exchange don’t understand the plans they buy—and can struggle to access care as a result, according to a new report. Insurance plans typically use complicated language that is difficult to understand, according to the Health Disparities Institute, UConn Health....

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Should I Pay My IRS Taxes With My Credit Card

April 5, 2017
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Income taxes are due on April 18 this year, and with just two weeks to go, many of us are already trying to figure out how to pay what we owe. Using a credit card to pay taxes may seem like an easy way to appease the IRS, but this may not be the...

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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Brings Fewer Options, Higher Premiums In Connecticut

October 25, 2016
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Health Insurance Open Enrollment Brings Fewer Options, Higher Premiums In Connecticut

By Cara Rosner Consumers can begin shopping for 2017 health insurance through Access Health CT (AHCT) starting Nov. 1, but they will encounter fewer options and steeper prices than in previous years. Now in its fourth year, the state’s health insurance marketplace looks different than it has in the past. Most notably, it has...

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T-Mobile To Pay Feds $48 Million For Failing to Adequately Disclose “Unlimited Data Plan” Restrictions

October 20, 2016
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 The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau today announced that T-Mobile will pay a fine and provide benefits to consumers totaling at least $48 million as part of a settlement resolving an investigation into whether the company adequately disclosed speed and data restrictions for its “unlimited” data plan subscribers. The FCC’s investigation found that company policy allows...

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