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Posted inHealth

A hospital-insurance fight, and ‘a dead zone’ of care

Consumer advocates said Thursday the impact of a prolonged contract dispute between a major insurer and healthcare provider, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield and Hartford HealthCare, has been exacerbated by the rapid consolidation of hospitals, physician groups and clinics in Connecticut. In eastern Connecticut, they said, there is a “dead zone” of coverage.