Tag Archives: Mergers

Yale New Haven Health/ L+M Hospital Certificate of Need Hearing, Part II

By Stephanye R. Clarke The burning question many of us had from the first hearing continued to loom over the second hearing: How will the potential joining of the two institutions impact local health outcomes, pricing and access to services? … Continue reading

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43 Groups Have Grave Concerns About Insurance Mergers: Medical, Consumer and Advocacy Organizations Weigh In with Department of Justice

The Foundation, along with its coalition partners who oppose the proposed mega-mergers of Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana, sent a letter signed by 43 state and national organizations to the Department of Justice (DOJ) expressing grave concerns about poor regulatory oversight seen … Continue reading

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Sign the Petition: Stop Big Insurers From Walking All Over Us

Sign the Petition We need you to call on Governor Malloy to stop Anthem & Cigna from walking all over us. Big health insurers Anthem and Cigna want to merge.  If they succeed, the new Anthem behemoth will control 1.5 … Continue reading

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Hearing on Waterbury Hospital’s Proposed Sale to Prospect  

By Rosana Garcia Yesterday was the public hearing on the proposed sale of Waterbury Hospital to Prospect Medical Holdings, the same out-of-state, for-profit company that is proposing to purchase Eastern Connecticut Health Network (read about that March public hearing here). … Continue reading

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Malloy’s Certificate of Need Task Force Starts Its Work

  By Rosana Garcia Yesterday afternoon was the first meeting of the Governor’s Certificate of Need (CON) Task Force.  This task force was created by Governor Malloy’s Executive Order 51, which also put a stop to Yale New Haven Health … Continue reading

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Insurance Mergers: What You Need To Know

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Connecticut Gets No Respect When it Comes to Insurance Job Promises  

By Jill Zorn With the proposed mega-mergers of Aetna with Humana and Anthem with Cigna, how is the jobs discussion playing out in our state? More importantly, how many insurance jobs will be left in Connecticut if the proposed mergers go through? Currently Aetna … Continue reading

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