HCT Member News – Spring 2016: Exciting Things to Come, Get Healthy and Earn Prizes, Quality Improvement, Upcoming Events, Member Rights/Responsibilities and more.
HCT Member News – Winter 2016: 2015 Year in Review, Docs on Call, Update on Prescription Coverage, Alternatives to the ER, Find a Doc outside of CT, New Board of Directors and more.
Open enrollment for consumers to buy health insurance through the Access Health CT marketplace begins Sunday, and 2016 will bring considerably steeper fines for consumers who lack insurance. (Read More)
If you’re age 18 and older, and an active HealthyCT member as of September 30, 2015, get ready to vote for your new Board of Directors.
Members vying to sit on insurance company board WALLINGFORD, CONNECTICUT, August 3, 2015 – HealthyCT, Connecticut’s non-profit health insurance CO-OP, experienced extremely high interest among its approximately 30,000 members for the company’s second Board of Directors election. On the heels of a successful 2015 enrollment period, 47 policyholders stepped forward to nominate themselves for election to the three open seats on the HealthyCT Board. Last year, for its first Board election, just over a dozen members nominated themselves to serve. At a time when the insurance industry in Connecticut is undergoing massive change through consolidation, HealthyCT is the state’s only Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan, or CO-OP. As such, at least six of the 11 voting members on HealthyCT’s Board are policyholders who have been elected by their fellow HealthyCT members. Following background checks and an interview process, this year’s voting, which will be managed by an outside vendor, will open on Monday, November 23 and close at the HealthyCT Annual Meeting in January. Governance by members makes HealthyCT different from every other health insurance company in Connecticut. Last year’s election put six HealthyCT members onto the Board. “I expected the current Board members to welcome us; however, I was … Read More
Spring 2015 Member Newsletter
Stay up to date with the latest news and happenings at HealthyCT! Want to sign up to receive HCT news? Click here! Winter 2014 – Board elections, quality improvement, disease management, your right to an external review, ID cards. (Read More)
HealthyCT opens Board of Directors nominations: First election process begins; members to sit on insurance company board HealthyCT, Connecticut’s non-profit health insurance CO-OP, has begun notifying members that the nomination process is now open for the company’s first Board of Directors election. As a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan, or CO-OP, at least six of the 11 voting members on HealthyCT’s Board will be policyholders. The nomination period will close on September 15. Voting, which will be managed by an outside vendor, will begin in mid-November and end December 15 at the HealthyCT Annual Meeting. Those elected will begin serving their terms on January 1. “This election is at the heart of what HealthyCT is all about and what makes us different from every other health insurance company in Connecticut,” said HealthyCT CEO Ken Lalime. “As a CO-OP, we are member-governed. That governance is through our Board of Directors so the individuals who come forward and are elected will help determine the direction this company takes.” Leading up to this point, HealthyCT has been governed by representatives from various Connecticut-based non-profits and small businesses. The current Board also includes representatives of the two organizations that sponsored the creation of HealthyCT, … Read More