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Rebecca Plonsky, a licensed independent clinical social worker, is vice president of integrated behavioral health at CharterCARE Health Partners, which includes Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in North Providence. Plonsky helped navigate an agreement to create CharterCARE’s new Long-Term Behavioral Health Unit, which has 20 beds for Medicaid-eligible patients who need long-term psychiatric care. She talked recently with Providence Business News about the new LTBHU and its role in the community. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island knows it's vital to lead by example, said Bobby Rodriguez, vice president of human resources. "Part of the vision is really to make Rhode Islanders healthy," Rodriguez said. "We start with our … more
Commercial health insurance rates have been approved for 2017, the state Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner said Thursday. more
(Updated 1:10 p.m.) Medicaid Director Anya Rader Wallack will leave her position at the end of September to take a position with the Brown University School of Public Health. more
(Updated 3:26 p.m.) Rhode Island received an overall grade of B- in a recent report from the College and University Research Collaborative that evaluated the performance of state health insurance marketplaces. more
Health insurers Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. will go to trial on Dec. 5 in defense of their planned $37 billion merger, which the U.S. government has said would increase consumer costs. more
The Ocean State ranks the lowest in New England in a listing of the best and worst states to have a baby, but still ranks among the top 20 best states in the nation. more
Rhode Island’s primary care practices are invited to participate in a national primary care medical home model, effective January 2017, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. more
Dr. Bill Sabina, medical director of the department of emergency medicine and president of medical staff at South County Health, was recently named Emergency Medicine Medical Director of the Year by TeamHealth. What influenced you to go … more
The battle over U.S. drug prices just got tougher. But the new pressure is coming from CVS, not politicians. more
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