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Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed eight bills into law aimed to help curb the opioid crisis at a ceremony Tuesday at Bridgemark Addiction Recovery Services. more
The uninsured rate has fallen 53 percent since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010, translating into 68,000 Rhode Islanders gaining coverage, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said in a report Tuesday. more
Southcoast Health is ending its relationship with Tufts Medical Center’s New England Quality Care Alliance and creating its own physician health network, a spokesman for the organization said Tuesday. more
Lifespan, which is in the midst of crafting its fiscal 2017 budget, has hired FTI Consulting Health Solutions, a health care advisory firm described as having a track record of helping other organizations address fiscal challenges. more
A Medicaid accountable care program has been launched to improve health and patient satisfaction, as well as reduce care costs, for people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicaid plans as a result of a new initiative from CharterCARE Health Partners, CharterCARE Provider Group RI LLC and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island. more
Seven private commercial and Medicaid health insurance plans active in Rhode Island received 4.5 out of five stars or higher in the 2016-2017 National Committee for Quality Assurance ranking, according to the NCQA report. more
Rhode Island ranked lowest in the nation for physician compensation at an average of $224,000. more
Lifespan has formed an independent physician association that it says will better serve patients and streamline their care. more
With National Doctors’ Day just two days away, WalletHub conducted a study to find the best and worst states for doctors, and Rhode Island came in third worst, due to high competition and highest malpractice awards per capita. more
Rhode Island met seven out of 10 indicators of public health preparedness, while Massachusetts was the only state to receive a perfect score, according to “Ready or Not? Protecting the Public from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism,” a report from the Trust for America’s Health. more
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