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Health Care Binders That provision would have created an option to allow individuals and small businesses to purchase health insurance and cut premiums by an estimated 20 percent. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Connecticut’s attempt to pass legislation authorizing a public health insurance option was stymied by fierce opposition from private insurers, who have a big presence in the state.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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