Updated June 30 at 11:28pm
Health Insurance
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The state's uninsured rate has been cut in half, to 5 percent, since 2012, thanks in part to the state-run health-benefits exchange. But health care costs continue to rise beyond what many workers and businesses can afford. Rhode Island is … more
Wages are still stagnant, yet employers have found something else to help attract and retain employees: health-care benefits. A good insurance plan has become a more vital tool than ever for hiring, according to a recent survey from the Society of Human Resources. more
Two recent studies reveal that two of the latest concepts for reducing health care spending and improving health outcomes are doing what they were designed to do. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island released a five-year, longitudinal … more
Kim Keck has been appointed president and CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. She leaves Aetna, where she worked for more than 35 years, most recently serving as senior vice president. She holds a bachelor's degree from Boston College … more
As medicine evolves from "fee for service" to proactive, patient-centered medical care, primary care physicians and hospitals are affiliating with insurers to share risks and rewards. Affiliations, such as the recent one between Lifespan … more
A new agreement between Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Integra Community Care Network LLC will provide 60,000 BCBSRI members a new model of coordinated health care delivery. more
In 2013 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island opened its first Your Blue Store, a pop-up retail store in Warwick offering in-person customer service to suit the needs of those seeking or using individual and family insurance plans. … more
Humana Inc. is set to exit Obamacare markets in at least two states to stem financial losses, another sign of the struggles that health insurers face in the controversial program. UnitedHealth Group Inc. recently moved to back out of most … more
Free -standing emergency centers are entering the Rhode Island health care market, despite criticism from hospitals that the services don't match demand and that health care costs could increase. Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center on … more
People are taking a more active role in how they purchase and pay for health care, with consumers driving more of the decision-making process. more
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