R.I. health care providers agree to cap spending increases at 3.2% per year

SPENDING LIMITS: Dr. John Murphy, executive vice president of physician affairs at Lifespan, said limiting spending increases to no more than 3.2% a year will be a challenge due to the rising costs for treatment, equipment and payroll./ PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Nearly a decade after Rhode Island adopted price controls for health care that appear to be working, the state is doing more to contain health…

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