A recent round of layoffs and a projected $12 million operating loss for fiscal 2014 – the first such loss in more than 10 years – might send the average CEO reeling. But Dr. Timothy Babineau, president and CEO of Lifespan, isn’t your average executive.
By John A. Lahtinen Contributing Writer
Of the 4,400 applications for health insurance for individuals processed in the first month of HealthSource RI, the state’s new health-insurance exchange, 26-year-old Tori’s Hitchiner wasn’t among them.
As an Expert Advisory Board member to the R.I. Health Benefits Exchange (now called HealthsourceRI), I literally counted the seconds to predict how quickly my well-respected colleague Ted Almon would echo the sentiments of single-payer advocate Howard Dean that “we should divorce employees from employer-sponsored health insurance” (“Does employer-sponsored health coverage make sense,” July 22, 2013). Mr. Almon further states that “employers do not need to be involved in the health care of their employees.”
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