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Mark Waggoner is senior vice president, care integration and management for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. Waggoner spoke with Providence Business News to explain the recent affiliation between BCBSRI and Integra Community Care Network, a partnership of several physician groups that is designed to make health care more accessible and affordable. more
A Medicaid accountable-care entity has been launched by Integra Community Care Network LLC and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island to improve health outcomes, increase patient satisfaction and reduce the overall cost of care for people enrolled in the UnitedHealthcare Medicaid plan. more
The share of people without health insurance in the U.S. fell to 10.4 percent last year as Obamacare’s expansion of public and private coverage programs took effect, the Census Bureau said Wednesday. more
After a decade as CEO of Tufts Health Plan, James Roosevelt Jr. is stepping down effective Jan. 1, 2016. Roosevelt will be succeeded as CEO by current president and chief operating officer, Tom Croswell. 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
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
The Providence VA Medical Center and the Veterans Benefits Administration’s Providence Regional Office will host a Veterans Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the VA Medical Center. more
CVS Health Corp. opened its first MinuteClinic in Providence last week inside the CVS/pharmacy store at 799 Hope St., marking its sixth retail medical clinic to open in Rhode Island since October. more
Community-based nonprofit organizations whose missions align with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s mission to improve the health of Ocean State residents may apply to participate in BCBSRI’s fifth annual statewide day of community service, Blue across Rhode Island. more
Nearly 43 percent of Rhode Islanders say the state is moving in the wrong direction, but 54 percent feel that the newly elected leaders will provide stronger leadership, according to a new poll conducted for Bryant University’s Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership. more
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