Amid major consolidation, small insurers look for edge

Amid major consolidation, small insurers look for an edge (Hartford Business Journal) “As the big boys join forces, Connecticut’s smaller, local and regional insurers say they are confident they will still be able to compete and they’re touting their recent growth as evidence of customer demand for their products and services. They’re also flaunting their customer-centric focus, attention to detail and not-for-profit business models as ways they can differentiate themselves.” (Read More)

May 2015 – Provider Update

Please read for more information about the May issue of Participating Provider News and the June Better Health Conference.

CT’s nonprofit health co-op pedals to boost enrollment

HealthyCT and CCAP team up for Health & Wellness Ride from Hartford to Stamford CT Cycling Advancement Program team to pedal through Fairfield County to 4th Annual Stamford Hospital Health & Wellness Expo (Wallingford) If your Saturday plans involve leaf-peeping along our state’s scenic back roads between Hartford and Stamford, don’t be surprised to see a team of cyclists wearing orange shoes as bright as the fall foliage. A Pro-am team from the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program (CCAP) will be participating in HealthyCT’s annual Health and Wellness Ride from the capital city to the 4th Annual Stamford Hospital Health & Wellness Expo at Chelsea Piers Connecticut. The cyclists will be riding to bring attention to the benefits of biking as great outdoor exercise that anyone can enjoy as recreation or competition. The team, which is sponsored by HealthyCT, also hopes to raise awareness about the importance of having health insurance – not just when you’re sick, but for all the non-cost benefits you get to help you stay healthy. The topic is very timely given that the annual sign-up period for health insurance begins in just two weeks. Like the non-profit health insurance company’s CEO, who often wears orange high-tops, the … Read More

Winter 2014 – 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 Enrollment Ride highlights insurance deadline

HealthyCT Enrollment Ride highlights upcoming insurance sign-up deadline: 80-mile cycling tour visits five enrollment centers HealthyCT, Connecticut’s non-profit health insurance CO-OP, today is sponsoring an 80-mile cycling tour of five open enrollment centers across the state to bring attention to the upcoming deadline to sign up for health insurance. Consumers must enroll by Monday, Dec. 15, to be eligible for health insurance coverage on January 1. To highlight the sign-up deadline, the Connecticut Cycling Advancement Program Pro-am team is riding a route with stops at five consumer enrollment centers. The route begins at the Access Health CT Enrollment Center in New Britain, then goes on to the Compass Health Insurance Enrollment Centers in Waterbury and Bridgeport before moving east to the Access Health CT center on Church Street in New Haven. The ride ends at the Compass Health Insurance Enrollment Center on Whalley Avenue in New Haven. HealthyCT is a year-round sponsor of the CCAP to promote the benefits of cycling whether at the amateur or professional level. The team wears HealthyCT orange footwear as part of its uniform. The enrollment ride serves the dual purpose of using a healthy activity to promote an important message about the importance of … Read More