Updated November 27 at 6:26pm
Health Insurance
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Only 5 percent of Rhode Islanders lack health insurance, a halving of the uninsured population over the past three years, according to a statewide survey from HealthSource RI. But what near-universal access to insurance means for patient … more
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin recently joined 14 other attorneys general urging stronger consumer protections on long-term care facility contracts in comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. more
Momotazur Rahman is a Brown University economist interested in the organization and economic performance of the U.S. health care system. He recently authored a study examining the rates at which participants who used three high-cost services switched between Medicare Advantage and traditional Medicare. more
Blue Cross Blue & Shield of Rhode Island today opened a third location of its retail store, Your Blue Store, at 622 George Washington Highway in Lincoln. more
CVS Health Corp. was accused in a lawsuit by pharmacy customers of intentionally overcharging for generic prescription drugs by submitting claims for payment to third parties at inflated prices. more
Approximately $1.8 million in bonus payments went from UnitedHealthcare to 50 Rhode Island care providers named winners of the PATH Excellence in Patient Service Awards, the insurer announced last week. According to a statement, award … more
State Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner said her office has adopted standards to improve health care delivery and payment systems, a step that aligns her office with the governor’s efforts to strengthen the health care system for all Rhode Islanders. more
Fifty Rhode Island care providers who have been named winners of the PATH Excellence in Patient Service Awards have received approximately $1.8 million in bonus payments from UnitedHealthcare, part of UnitedHealth Group. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
Anthem Inc. struck a deal to buy rival Cigna Corp. for $48.4 billion, wrapping up almost a year of contentious negotiations and potentially creating the largest health insurer in the U.S. more
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