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Connecticut’s Health Insurance Co-Op Predicts Profit In 2017

May 24, 2016
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Connecticut’s Health Insurance Co-Op Predicts Profit In 2017

By Cara Rosner Over a dozen of the cooperative health insurers that started under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have failed, but leaders of Connecticut’s co-op say it is on track to turn a profit next year. “We’re very viable,” said Ken Lalime, CEO of Wallingford-based HealthyCT, a member-run, nonprofit health insurance co-op. “There...

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Connecticut Hospital Inspection Reports Now Available On C-HIT

May 18, 2016
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Connecticut Hospital Inspection Reports Now Available On C-HIT

By Lisa Chedekel Lapses in cleanliness, infection-control procedures and in the treatment of patients with behavioral health problems were among the most common violations found in Connecticut hospitals inspected by the state health department in 2015, reports collected by C-HIT show. Inspection reports from the state Department of Public Health, spanning 2013 through 2015...

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DeLauro, Esty Announce Bill To Help Protect Children From Lead Paint

May 16, 2016
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DeLauro, Esty Announce Bill To Help Protect Children From Lead Paint

By Jenifer Frank Noting that 60,000 Connecticut children have been exposed to the toxin lead – and that more than 2,000 have levels high enough that they are lead-poisoned — U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Elizabeth Esty unveiled a bill Monday to help homeowners make their homes safer and better protect children. “We cannot...

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Life In Italy ‘Devastating’ For Deported Ct Army Veteran

April 25, 2016
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Life In Italy ‘Devastating’ For Deported Ct Army Veteran

By Peggy McCarthy From his kitchen table in Italy via Skype, deported U.S. Army veteran Arnold Giammarco said the years apart from his family have been “devastating.”“It’s tough,” said Giammarco, a legal non-citizen veteran of the Army and National Guard, during a Skype interview with C-HIT.  He was deported in November 2012 for nonviolent...

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