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In Lawsuit, Psychiatrists Claim Anthem Discriminates Against Mental Illness

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U.S. District Court in New Haven.

  The American Psychiatric Association, the Connecticut Psychiatric Society, the Connecticut Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and two individuals filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that Anthem Health Plans discriminates against patients with mental illness.   The complaint, filed in federal court, says Anthem and its… Read more »

High Use Of Antipsychotics In Connecticut Nursing Homes Stirs Concerns, Reforms

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  The Westside Care Center in Manchester is ranked among the best nursing homes in Connecticut, receiving a ‘five-star’ rating for overall quality under a federal rating system.   At the same time, Westside has the state’s highest percentage of residents who receive antipsychotic drugs,… Read more »