HSRI: Stable but will it ever cover costs?

R.I. has one of the nation’s most successful health-benefits exchanges. But could it survive without state funding?

RECENT IMPROVEMENTS: HealthSource RI Director Zachary W. Sherman speaks with Robin Dionne, HSRI chief public affairs officer. Sherman said recent improvements to the HSRI for Employers program include technology advances that have allowed HSRI to connect employers with ancillary products to supplement health and dental plans.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
RECENT IMPROVEMENTS: HealthSource RI Director Zachary W. Sherman speaks with Robin Dionne, HSRI chief public affairs officer. Sherman said recent improvements to the HSRI for Employers program include technology advances that have allowed HSRI to connect employers with ancillary products to supplement health and dental plans.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
Soon after the state established HealthSource RI in 2014, it was recognized as one of the nation’s most successful health-benefits exchanges in meeting enrollment targets. It has continued to earn accolades relative to other state-run exchanges for both affordability and steady enrollment gains, particularly for the previously uninsured. As it prepares to operate without federal…

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