Insurers that sell policies on and off Connecticut’s Affordable Care Act exchange asked for an average increase of 20.4% on individual plans.
The public can comment on Connecticut insurers’ proposed individual health plan cost increases, which average 20.4%, at the Hartford meeting.
Providers will begin giving out shots on Monday. The announcement was made as 28 cases have been reported across five counties, all in men.
Anti-abortion advocates in Connecticut are calling for a bill requiring people under 16 to notify their parents before getting an abortion.
Officials will proceed with the typical public meeting, albeit in a new location, despite William Tong’s ask for a more formal hearing.
The steep rate increase requests stunned advocates, who fear people will not be able to afford health insurance if they are approved.
State officials expect demand for the vaccine to tick up when parents start preparing for a new school year.
The patient is a resident of New Haven County who is isolating at home. State officials said the risk to the public is low.
With a growing number of people getting long COVID, treatment programs have launched in CT and elsewhere to help people manage the symptoms.
The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade led immediately to abortion bans in nine states, but abortion remains legal in CT.
The state has ordered 26,690 doses of the immunization and 91 providers have signed up to receive a supply of the vaccine.
Despite the rollback of COVID restrictions, the disease is prevalent enough to keep some people at home. Here’s a video story of one of them.
With fewer COVID tests being reported to the state, wastewater analysis like that done at Yale is proving to be a reliable barometer.
The state is appointing a panel to consider a certification program for doulas, workers who offer support to women during and after pregnancy.
Black and Hispanic mothers have lower rates of exclusive breastfeeding, and socioeconomic factors contribute to the disparity.