Updated July 27 at 8:27pm
Health Insurance
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Rhode Island’s RIte Care, the publicly funded managed health care program for children and families with low incomes, outperforms similar programs in all other states in quality, according a report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. more
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, reached a milestone by enrolling its 500th small business in the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP). more
There’s good reason for Congress to remodel some aspects of Obamacare. More than half of people who get health coverage through the insurance exchanges have high out-of-pocket costs, for example; 1 in 10 say they’ve gone without medical care because of the expense. more
(Updated 3:40 p.m.) The four health insurance companies that do business in Rhode Island have submitted their 2016 insurance rate increase requests with the state Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, but they have until June 1 to make additional changes. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said its new Health@Home program has reduced emergency room visits by 26 percent for its most complex members. more
Nora Moreno Cargie has been named president of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation. Prior to joining Tufts, she was director of global corporate citizenship for Boeing Co. She holds a master's degree from North Park University. more
The Ocean State ranked 14th, a 12-spot improvement from 2014, for senior health, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities. more
CVS Health Corp.’s walk-in medical clinic, MinuteClinic, has surpassed 25 million patient visits since the company’s first retail clinic opened in 2000. more
The U.S. health-care system has been squeezing the country’s middle class for years. The passage of the Affordable Care Act has relieved some of the pressure, but there’s much more to do. 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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