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Connecticut’s Public Option Idea Stalls Out

By Amy Lotven
May 30, 2019 at 7:09 PM
Intense lobbying by Cigna has apparently worked to stall Connecticut’s recent agreement to establish a state-level public plan, but the insurance giant is denying the state comptroller’s suggestion that the insurer threatened to move out of state if the policy were to move forward. Gov. Ned Lamont confirmed in a Wednesday (May 29) statement that more work is needed to get the proposal past the finish line. A spokesperson tells Inside Health Policy that Cigna never said or insinuated...


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