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Unhealthy lifestyles fuel health care cost increases

In 2004, while testifying before the R.I. Joint Oversight Committee for Healthcare, I suggested that subscribers were largely responsible for out-of-control health care costs....

Outcomes, network access will define care in future

The recent news about UnitedHealthcare of New England’s termination of physicians from its participating network for Medicare Advantage shows that more than just

It will pay to sort through weeds on health reform

Over the years, the American health care system lost its way. Seduced by miraculous technology and pharmacology, and the billions of dollars that could...

Seizing opportunities created by health care reform

Imagine this: You are the CEO of ABC Co. headquartered in Providence. You have 700 employees (if you include dependents, that is about 1,500...
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