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The majority of business owners believe that economic conditions will improve this year, according to the Citizens Commercial Banking Survey released this week that examined the effect of the presidential election on future mergers and acquisitions. more
The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable has launched an initiative to have 80 percent of adults 50 and older be screened regularly for colorectal cancer by 2018, and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is on board. more
Close to 500 Rhode Islanders avoided long-term admission to a nursing home and another 150 Rhode Islanders were transitioned out of such placements as a result of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s work in support of the state’s Integrated Care Initiative, the insurer said Monday. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 70th among the 100 largest metro areas in the Milken Institute’s 2017 Best Cities for Successful Aging report and index, a collaboration of the Institute’s Center for the Future of Aging and Research Department, released earlier this week. more
To help small New England-based physicians and eligible clinical practices prepare for and participate in the new Quality Payment Program, a five-year federal contract has been granted to Healthcentric Advisors and its partner organization, Qualidigm, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, according to a statement by the company on Tuesday. more
About 24 million more people would be uninsured under the Republican plan to replace Obamacare, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, creating a daunting political impediment for a proposal that would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and UnitedHealthcare are taking actions to provide pioneering health initiatives that will lead to improved health, more efficient care and lower health care costs. more
Dr. Kathleen Hittner, R.I. health commissioner, recently provided some insight into Rhode Island’s mandated benefits and what the future might hold in light of plans pushed by the GOP-controlled Congress and President Donald J. Trump to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. more
Former Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island executive Patrick Tigue has been appointed state Medicaid director, and will start the new position on March 20. more
Republicans unveiled their long-awaited legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, proposing to phase out key parts of the law over several years as they try to break a stalemate between moderates and conservatives in their party. more
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