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Mini-med plans explained

Federal health reform was supposed to limit so-called “mini-med” plans-health insurance plans that cap how much health care they cover. But federal officials have granted some of these plans waivers from the law, out of fear that employers would drop any insurance option if they had to comply with the new rules. The Kaiser Family […]

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Donovan juggles roles as speaker and candidate

Chris Donovan’s formal entry into the 5th District congressional race got sidetracked: On the eve of his scheduled announcement last month, the labor concession deal on which the state budget depended was failing, and as leader of the House of Representatives, Donovan had some work ahead of him. “My full-time job is still speaker of […]

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Malloy vetoes insurance rate review bill

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used one of his first vetoes on a controversial bill that would have created a new public review process for proposals to increase health or long-term care insurance rates. In his veto message, Malloy called the bill, which drew support from consumer advocates and fierce opposition from the insurance industry, “bad […]