Archive for the ‘connecticut health insurance’ Category

Advertising For Online Insurance Marketplaces to Heat Up

Posted on: August 1st, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As October 1st rapidly approaches, there is much work to be done in increasing the awareness of the uninsured in this country.  Kaiser Family Foundation’s April Tracking Poll found that 42% of all those surveyed were unaware of ACA status.  Furthermore, more than half of those age 18-29 (51%) and with household incomes <$30k (59%) […]

Aetna Health Insurance Being Sold Through Costco

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

An interesting partnership is taking place between Aenta Health Insurance and the wholesale club, Costco.  The Connecticut health insurer is starting to sell individual health insurance policies to members of Costco.  Aetna announced in April that its Costco Personal Health Insurance Program will offer five health plans online.  The plans will provide options for major […]

Top Health Insurance Companies in Connecticut

Posted on: February 21st, 2011 by JPAL No Comments

The Top 10 Connecticut health insurance companies, based on 2010 market share, according to the NAIC are as follows: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield – (no surprise here) Health Net of CT Connecticare Inc. Unitedhealthcare Ins. Co. Aetna Life Ins. Co. Oxford Health Insurance Company Aetna Health Inc. CT Corp. Aetna Better Health Inc. Connecticut […]

State Health Plans For Low Income Adults

Posted on: February 2nd, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

The struggling economy is causing significant issues for many states which provide health plans to assist low-income families.  Many states are being forced to pare back these health insurance programs at the worst possible time…when the number of unemployed Americans continue to rise and people need assistance the most. The methods by which various states […]

Individual Health Insurance in Connecticut

Posted on: June 26th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

June 1, CIGNA began offering individual health insurance plans in Connecticut.  Their portfolio of health plans for CT residents include open access managed care plans and high-deductible health plans that are HSA eligible.  Until this recent product launch, CIGNA had only offered health insurance to mid to large employer groups in Connecticut. In addition to […]

HUSKY Health Insurance Program

Posted on: December 30th, 2008 by JPAL No Comments

According to the Hartford Currant, 60,000 Connecticut families enrolled in the HUSKY Health Insurance Program, were notified recently that they must switch to a new managed care network by February 1, 2009. The network change requirement is taking place because HUSKY is ending its relationship with Anthem Blue Care.  Anthem withdrew from the bidding process […]

States Ask For Federal Help With Medicaid Insurance

Posted on: December 22nd, 2008 by ymedina No Comments

RedOrbit recently reported that after many states have seen a significant increase in Medicaid enrollment since the beginning of the recession (Connecticut has seen a 6% increase this year), governors have asked Congress and President-Elect Barack Obama to help them pay for the publicly funded health insurance plan. The governors are petitioning for $40 billion […]

Health Discount Plans – A Crack Down

Posted on: September 11th, 2008 by JPAL No Comments reports that on October 1 a new law will go into effect in Connecticut that regulates health discount plans.  Since April, the state department of insurance has received dozens of complaints about health discount plans, many times when people buy mistakenly thinking that they are buying health insurance. Health discount plans provide discounts on […]