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HEALTH REFORM: The focus of the second panel of participants at the Health Care Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Oct. 30 was health care reform and the insurance market, especially in light of the passing of the Republican tax cut bill in 2017 that removes the penalty for not signing up for health care in 2019. From left: Marc Spooner, executive vice president, commercial and government products, Tufts Health Plan; R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Marie L. Ganim; HealthSource RI Director Zachary W. Sherman; Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island Chief Growth Officer Dave Burnett; Daniel Moynihan, vice president, contracting, Lifespan; and Coastal Medical CEO Dr. Alan Kurose.
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‘Confusion’ over ACA’s future threatens market stability

A weakened individual mandate for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act taking effect next year remains a potent threat to local health care...

Palliative care a secret providers don’t want to keep

As a medical doctor, it’s always ideal when I can tell my patients that they will get better soon. However, the reality is that’s...

Obamacare has survived. Can it thrive?

November is here, and in most U.S. states that means the start of open enrollment, the sign-up period for obtaining insurance via the Affordable...
team culture: Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage CEO Larry Keefe speaks to sales staff during a morning meeting at the company’s East Providence office. 
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Starkweather & Shepley growing fast, looking out for clients’ best interests

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Excellence at a large company: Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc.In January, Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. will celebrate...
MONEY MATTERS: From left, Roxana Mercado and Ellie Parada, Capital Good Fund loan officers, and Andy Posner, founder and CEO, discuss strategies for helping clients navigate debt and personal finance at the company’s office in Providence.
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Capital Good Fund blazing trails out of poverty

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Overall excellence at a small company: Capital Good FundWith nearly one-half of the U.S. population unable to tap $400 in savings...
FOCUSED ON CUSTOMER SUCCESS: From left, Daniel Mercado, digital printing tech, and Renaud Megard, CEO, consult on a printing job in the design studio at Namplates For Industry Corp. in New Bedford.
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Megard weaves three companies into NFI to achieve growing success

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Excellence in entrepreneurship: Renaud Megard president & CEO, Nampelates for Industry Corp.Renaud Megard is skilled at recognizing opportunity and making...

Directors MIA on employee well-being

CEOs come and go, but boards of directors remain. Boards set strategic objectives and hold CEOs accountable for achieving them. They are the glue...
TOUGH TASKS: Participants on the first panel of the Health Care Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick discuss how to reintegrate into the workforce those who have experienced opioid overdoses and how to curb wasteful health care spending. From left: Landmark Medical Center CEO Michael Souza; UnitedHealthcare CEO Stephen Farrell; CVS MinuteClinic Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer Angela Patterson; and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare CEO Linda Hurley.
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Overdoses, end-of-life care challenge health system

The next challenge in caring for those who experience opioid overdoses is long-term reintegration into the workforce and society, panelists said during Providence Business...

CVS reports $1.4B Q3 profit, expects to close Aetna deal by...

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. posted a profit of $1.4 billion in the third quarter, an 8.2 percent increase year over year, as diluted...
DEVOTED LEADER: Dr. Timothy J. Babineau, right, sees service as not just his profession but as a way of life he is passing along to his children, as it was passed on to him as a boy. Babineau speaks with David Levesque, media relations, Lifespan. 
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Babineau’s early years guide service-oriented work, leadership

Business Excellence Awards 2018 Corporate citizenship: Dr. Timothy J. Babineau, president and CEO, Lifespan Corp.When it comes to creating a career, sometimes family influence is...
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