Healthcare

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Aaron Kupec
February 19, 2019 - 1:35 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Hartford HealthCare has unveiled a new training tool for law enforcement canine officers to help provide life-saving trauma care to their four-legged partners. Axel is a dog mannequin that simulates everything from a broken bone to a gunshot wound that provides hands-...
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January 16, 2019 - 9:43 pm
Hartford, Conn. (WTIC) - The Hartford Police Department issued a press release stating that the Major Crimes Division is currently investigating alleged health care fraud involving employees of the Hartford Board of Education. The investigation involves not only the Hartford Police Major Crimes...
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December 15, 2018 - 2:16 pm
Hartford, Conn. (WTIC) - Access Health CT has extended the 2019 health insurance Open Enrollment period until January 15, 2019. Customers who sign up for health insurance plans through Access Health CT by today's deadline will have coverage that starts January 1, 2019. Customers who sign up for...
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AP
December 14, 2018 - 10:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge in Texas ruled President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act "invalid'' Friday, the eve of the sign-up deadline for coverage next year. In a 55-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that last year's tax cut bill knocked the constitutional foundation...
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AP
October 03, 2018 - 9:39 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is receiving a $750,000 federal grant to provide mental health support to families and especially children who were evacuated from their homes in Puerto Rico and have been living in Connecticut as a result of Hurricane Maria last September. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy...
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Emily Archacki
September 06, 2018 - 12:40 pm
FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTIC) – Two major health insurers in the state of Connecticut are asking for rate increases for insurance policies sold under the Access Health/ConnectiCare exchange program. A public hearing was held Wednesday by the State Insurance Department to listen to these requests. Anthem...
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