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Health Insurance
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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
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
CVS Health Corp. dropped Pfizer Inc.’s erectile dysfunction medication Viagra from its list of coverage for drug insurance benefits, two years before the treatment is expected to face generic competition. more
The Lifespan Community Health Institute has scheduled a series of health forums throughout the state. Designed to allow residents to share their health concerns with Lifespan, the forums will enable Lifespan to collect information for its Community Health Needs Assessment, which is an Affordable Care Act requirement. more
Two recent controversies highlight what hospitals face today. The first is the attempt by Care New England to eliminate obstetrics (and likely other) services at Memorial Hospital. The second is the attempt by Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center … more
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