Updated November 25 at 12:28am
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CVS Health Corp.’s drug-benefits unit will cover Amgen Inc.’s new cholesterol-cutting injections while excluding a competing treatment from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., pushing for savings from medications that list for more than $14,000 a year. more
High levels of satisfaction have been found among Rhode Islanders who took advantage of the state’s new temporary caregiver insurance to take care of a new child or an elderly or ill family member, according to University of Rhode Island researchers. more
Two Rhode Island companies received perfect scores of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and CVS Health Corp. more
Bradley Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island have been recognized as top performers on key quality measures for 2014 by The Joint Commission, an accreditor of health organizations in the United States. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will lay off approximately 80 employees as a result of a new strategic relationship with technology company Dell. more
The U.K.’s health-cost regulator turned down Amgen Inc.’s new cholesterol medicine Repatha in a preliminary ruling, saying the drugmaker may have over-estimated the risk of heart disease that results from people having too much cholesterol. more
(Updated 12:40 p.m.) Care New England Health System and Southcoast Health System Inc. have agreed to explore a potential affiliation to create a new nonprofit parent organization overseeing both systems. more
A study by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has shown that patient-centered medical home practices can improve health outcomes and lower costs for patients, providing advantages over traditional primary care. more
HealthSource RI said 30,680 individuals have enrolled in health insurance coverage for 2016 as of Nov. 7 – the first week of open enrollment. more
Rhode Island has one of the lowest rates of uninsured residents in the country, according to the latest study by WalletHub. more
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