CT lawmakers last year approved an expansion of Medicaid to those 12 and younger regardless of immigration status. It went into effect Jan. 1.
Young adults, stepchildren and others would be able to remain on their parents’ dental and vision insurance through age 26.
The health care sharing ministry and the group that sells its plans will also pay the state $50K
A bill would prohibit anyone licensed by the state’s insurance department from conducting business with a health care sharing ministry.
With the rising cost of care a central issue this legislative session, lawmakers and Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration have each moved ahead with their own plans aimed at driving down prices.
The plan includes an annual assessment on insurance carriers to fund additional subsidies on Connecticut’s insurance exchange, Access Health CT.
With COVID-19 cases on the rise and thousands unemployed, legislators say having a ‘public option’ is more pressing than ever.
Democrats pledge to protect health care locally if Ginsburg’s replacement helps sink the Affordable Care Act.
The companies pointed to rising medical costs and a higher demand for services.
Three weeks into open enrollment, the state’s insurance exchange has signed up about 20,000 people for 2020 health plans, roughly the same amount as this time last year, the group said Thursday.
As hopes for public option dim, lawmakers move to a health care reform agenda that has bipartisan support.
The bill seeks to lower the cost of prescription drugs in Connecticut, a frustration for seniors, the uninsured, and people on high-deductible plans.
Sources say Andrew N. Mais, an insurance industry regulatory specialist at Deloitte, will be Connecticut’s next insurance commissioner.
WASHINGTON – Anthem and ConnectiCare said on Wednesday they will continue to sell policies on the Access Health CT exchange next year, but charge a lot more for most policies.
WASHINGTON — Federal auditors determined the Senate plan to replace and repeal the Affordable Care Act would result in 22 million additional uninsured people by the year 2026. Opponents like Sen. Chris Murphy, who called the bill a “humanitarian catastrophe,” seized on the Congressional Budget Office analysis as new ammunition in their fight to kill the legislation.