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Five years after the enactment of the federal Affordable Care Act, health care providers, insurers and businesses in Rhode Island are still trying to determine its complex and evolving impacts. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order Thursday establishing a group that will restructure Medicaid in Rhode Island. The move is part of an effort to reduce the state’s per-enrollee costs, which she says are consistently among the highest in the nation. more
Dr. Michael Fine, director of the R.I. Department of Health, has submitted his letter of resignation, effective March 27, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Rhode Islanders saved $45.2 million since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010, according to information from the federal Department of Health and Human Services. more
Women & Infants Hospital laid off 41 employees, and also reduced hours for six additional employees, as part of an effort to “address inefficiencies” and “bring its cost structure in line with other organizations,” it said in a press release Monday. more
CVS Health Corp., the second-biggest manager of prescription drug benefits in the U.S., will make a new class of injectable cholesterol treatments its next major target to push back against high drug costs. more
Tsoi/Kobus & Associates will design the academic offices and nursing education facilities in the $220 million South Street Landing project, the architecture company announced Tuesday. more
Lifespan, the largest health system in Rhode Island, has signed on as one of Team Alvimedica’s charity partners in the Volvo Ocean Race, a 39,000-mile worldwide sailing race that comes to Newport in May. more
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Dr. Vanni Bucci received a $464,739 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease to create new mathematical models to improve treatment of intestine diseases. more
Rite Aid Corp. agreed to buy EnvisionRx, a pharmacy-benefits manager owned by private-equity firm TPG, for about $2 billion, opening a new front in its competition with CVS Health Corp. more
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