Hartford HealthCare and Tufts Create Insurance Company

Hartford HealthCare and Tufts Health Plan announced yesterday the creation of a new health plan through the formation of a joint venture, CarePartners of Connecticut Inc. This is the first collaboration of its kind in Connecticut.

Ion Insurance Brings on New VP, COO

Ion Insurance Brings on New VP, COO

Ion Insurance Corp., a full-service independent insurance brokerage affiliated with Ion Bank, has hired Lisa SanAngelo as vice president and COO.

Trinity Health of New England Announces New CEO

After a nationwide search, Trinity Health of New England will install a new CEO in the spring. Reginald J. Eadie will be the system’s new president and CEO, beginning on March 26. Eadie will replace Roger Spoelman, who has served as interim president and CEO since Christopher Dadlez stepped down at the end of 2017.

Malloy Appoints Director for Newly Created Office

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy appointed Victoria Veltri to serve as executive director of the state’s Office of Health Strategy, a new state office created through the consolidation of several existing resources as part of the bipartisan state budget that was adopted in October.

Lawmakers Urged To Prevent Insurance Contract Disputes

Connecticut lawmakers were urged Tuesday to consider ways to possibly avoid or mitigate any future contract impasses between insurance companies and health care systems, like the seven-week dispute between Hartford HealthCare and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield that affected tens of thousands of residents.