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Health Insurance
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Rhode Island is not keeping pace with other states in insuring children for health coverage, despite the success of a state-focused Medicaid health insurance program, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo is expected to replace Christine C. Ferguson as the head of HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, Rhode Island Public Radio is reporting. more
Rhode Island policymakers have several options for the future of HealthSource RI, but first the health insurance exchange’s end goals, costs and long-term funding plan should be reviewed, according to a report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released Monday. more
In another sign of the move to transform health care delivery and payment models, Care New England and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island have entered into an agreement for a new integrated care and pay model for obstetrics patients. more
On Jan. 5, The New York Times ran an article about the anguished outcry of Harvard University’s faculty over the imposition of copays and deductibles for their health care coverage. Even with these changes, coverage for Harvard’s employees remains significantly richer than that typically in the marketplace. more
WASHINGTON – The number of uninsured in the United States is expected to decline by nearly half, from 45 million in 2012 to 23 million by 2023, as a result of the coverage expansions associated with the Affordable Care Act, according to a report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of the Actuary. The report was recently published in Health Affairs. more
BOSTON – An insurance company and its subsidiary have agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle allegations that they deceptively marketed and sold a discount health plan to hundreds of Massachusetts consumers, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
When someone suffers an accident, they can’t always inform the responding EMTs about medications they’re taking, or tell them about a serious condition they might have. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has been named a “Rhode Island Energy Champion” for being the first company to successfully complete the Rhode Island Energy Challenge: Find Your Four Campaign. more
Health care cost drivers and the importance of doctor-patient dialogue will dominate the conversation at the Rhode Island Business Group on Health’s annual summit on Oct. 17. more
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