HCT, St. Mary’s Hospital agreement for patient care

HealthyCT and Saint Mary’s Hospital announce new agreement for patient care HealthyCT, Connecticut’s new Consumer-Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) for health insurance, and Saint Mary’s Hospital today announced they have signed an agreement to give future HealthyCT members access to Saint Mary’s Hospital, as well as hundreds of its affiliated physicians. HealthyCT began to enroll individuals and small businesses on October 1, with coverage beginning as early as January 1 for those who enroll on or before December 23. The non-profit company provides a new option for those currently insured by other commercial carriers and those who haven’t had or couldn’t afford insurance. Individuals, families and small groups can purchase HealthyCT coverage on and off of Connecticut’s new health insurance exchange, Access Health CT. Saint Mary’s Hospital and its physicians will participate in all HealthyCT plans, along with nearly 9,000 other physicians and health practitioners statewide. “HealthyCT is committed to providing individuals and businesses in Connecticut with easy access to high-quality, affordable health care. We can’t do that without our hospital partners,” said HealthyCT CEO Ken Lalime. “We are pleased to be working with Saint Mary’s Hospital to ensure that consumers and employers throughout Greater Waterbury have access to a … Read More