Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Health Care
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Steve Miller is waging war on high- priced medicine, guiding decisions to ban drugs from the health plans of millions of Americans and sending companies reeling in a $270 billion market. more
The R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner has been awarded a $1.1 million federal grant from the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight to support insurance rate review and increase transparency in the pricing of medical services. more
A Rhode Island neurologist is launching a research study using salsa dancing with the goal of improving overall physical activity and locomotion in people living with multiple sclerosis. more
Tufts Health Plan has earned 4.5 Stars out of a possible 5 for its Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO and Senior Care Options plans from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services as part of its annual Star ratings for 2015. more
CVS Health Corp. plans to buy back as much as $10 billion of stock and pay out more cash to shareholders as the biggest U.S. seller of prescription drugs benefits from the increasing number of Americans with insurance coverage. more
At a state-of-the-art facility in Thousand Oaks, Calif., drugmaker Amgen Inc. is perfecting the art of copying others. more
BOSTON – Providence’s Women & Infants Hospital has agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that it failed to protect the personal and health information of more than 12,000 patients in Massachusetts, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
Rhode Island community health centers contributed an estimated $226 million to the state’s economy in 2013 and supported 1,779 jobs, according to a study released Friday by the Rhode Island Health Center Association. more
Westerly Hospital Auxiliary and the Mary C. Pucci Foundation recently awarded six $1,000 scholarships to local students who plan to pursue or advance their career in health care. more
The main trust fund behind Medicare, the $583 billion U.S. health program for the elderly and disabled, will be exhausted in 2030, four years later than projected last year, the government reported. more
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