Talks resume in Anthem-Hartford HealthCare negotiations

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Hartford HealthCare appear to have resumed talks.

According to the Hartford Courant (, the president of the insurance giant reached out to leaders of the hospital network over the weekend through email and also extended a new offer at the beginning of the month.

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The issue has caused many in Connecticut to postpone treatments or pay out-of-network costs since the contract expired at the end of September.

Anthem says it is willing to participate in mediation to come to a resolution and urged Hartford Healthcare to start accepting in-network Anthem subscribers while the two sides negotiate.

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