Raimondo executive order caps annual medical cost increase at 3.2%

OHIC's posted timeline showing the steps moving toward the state's goal capping health care spending increases at 3.2 percent per year. /COURTESY OFFICE OF THE HEALTH INSURANCE COMMISSIONER
OHIC's posted timeline showing the steps moving toward the state's goal capping health care spending increases at 3.2 percent per year. /COURTESY OFFICE OF THE HEALTH INSURANCE COMMISSIONER
PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the Office of Health Insurance Commissioner pledged to hold health care spending per capita increases for consumers, Medicare and Medicaid segments at 3.2 percent annually, from 2019 through 2022, the two announced at Brown University Wednesday. The state will cooperate with 13 Rhode Island insurers, hospital systems, trade…

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