FARMINGTON, CT (May 5, 2021) – Forty years ago this month, ConnectiCare began offering health plans to Connecticut residents. The health plan was founded in 1981 by a group of local doctors who were committed to bringing their patients the best care possible. Today, ConnectiCare is one of the state’s leading health plans, and our mission remains to create healthier futures for our customers and communities. ConnectiCare will celebrate the milestone anniversary by honoring that tradition and giving back
MIDDLETOWN — At the Middlesex United Way, we have always served to foster relationships with donors, and ensure that people in need receive the most capable assistance possible. We are dedicated to bringing the community together by finding solutions that strengthen lives by providing individuals and families access to quality education, and ensure they are economically stable, healthy, have access to safe and affordable housing, and a community that is anti-racist, equitable and inclusive. Through our
Q&A with Dr. Dobrin: Helping to Identify Suspected Child Abuse Each year, there are more than 3 million cases of suspected child abuse in the United States. In New Jersey, 48,000 children are under state supervision because of threats to their safety and welfare. Recently, we spoke with Dr. Lawrence A. Dobrin, spokesperson for the Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation’s Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness (PANDA) program. We spoke about his career as one of the top forensic dentists in
Discover new and original artwork that explores how artists envision the majesty of nature in all its variety, color, and abundance. At Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store’s newest exhibit, Abstracting Nature, experience both impressionistic and abstract work in this seven-week show which kicks off Friday, May 14 and is celebrated with an Open House Weekend, Saturday, May 15 (12:30-6pm) and Sunday, May 16 (12:30-5pm). The exhibit, located at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT will include wine and safely
Well-being remains top of mind, particularly as the pandemic has increased feelings of burnout for employees. Harvard Pilgrim shares ways for employers to best support employee emotional well-being in their latest article. Check it out here.
Essex Savings Bank is pleased to announce that through its Community Investment Program (CIP), the Bank will be distributing $147,748 to support local non-profits and civic groups in 2021. Gregory R. Shook, President & CEO stated, “The Bank is pleased that it is able to make funding available in light of the difficulties the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our community.” The Bank’s CIP provides up to 10% of its net income and allocates 30% of funds by customers voting for three of their favorite
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Expands Telehealth Options to Allow Choice Between In-person or Virtual Care
Virtual ChoiceSM gives Connecticut members access to more innovative virtual primary care plans to best fit their family’s health care needs HARTFORD, Conn. (April 28, 2021) – Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Doctor On Demand today announced the launch of Virtual ChoiceSM, a unique plan that allows adult family members over the age of 19 to have a choice of how they receive primary care – virtually or in-person. The new plan will be available to large employers (51+ subscribers) in Connecticut, starting in