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ACCORDING TO HSRI officials, the individual mandate expiration will cause as much as 50 percent premium spike for individual plans over the next three years.

Sherman: HSRI premiums may spike 50% without mandate

PROVIDENCE —  HealthSource Rhode Island’s 12 percent enrollment increase was the greatest among state-based Affordable Care Act exchanges this year, but the individual mandate...
THE MOST RECENT ESTIMATE for HealthSource RI enrollment for 2018 was 33,021, a 10.5 percent increase from 2017 enrollment in the state’s Affordable Care Act exchange.

HSRI: Health insurance enrollees up 10.5% in 2018

PROVIDENCE — The number of health insurance enrollees through the state’s Affordable Care Act exchange, Health Source RI, climbed to 33,021 in the final...
ZACHARY SHERMAN, director of Health Source RI. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. considers health insurance mandate as enrollment sets records

PROVIDENCE — The individual mandate penalty for the uninsured, zeroed out by the GOP tax law, remains in place for 2018 as HealthSource RI,...

Four R.I. hospitals penalized for high patient injury, infection rates

PROVIDENCE — Four Rhode Island hospitals have been penalized with a 1 percent reduction in Medicare payments for fiscal 2018 by the federal Centers...

BCBSRI, Lifespan, offer lower-cost managed care health plan

PROVIDENCE — Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island  and Lifespan’s new coordinated care health plan, BlueCHiP Direct Advance, will cost 10 percent...
HEALTHSOURCE RI SAID that 1,484 individuals and families have since open enrollment for health insurance began Nov. 1. Enrollment ends Dec. 15.

HSRI: Newly insured numbers have tripled halfway to enrollment deadline

PROVIDENCE — HealthSource RI, the state-based Affordable Care Act health insurance exchange, reports a record number of new people – 1,484 individuals and families,...
THE SENATE GOP has revived its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act but is running out of time to pass the measure with a simple majority. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Does the Graham-Cassidy bill to alter the Affordable Care Act deserve...

As the U.S. Senate prepares to consider the health care bill being presented by Sens. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., the issue...
THE SENATE GOP has revived its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act but is running out of time to pass the measure with a simple majority. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

ACA reform stalls as GOP takes second shot at repeal

PROVIDENCE — HealthSource RI Executive Director Zach Sherman’s hopes for health insurance market-stabilizing legislation were dashed Tuesday when U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor &...

Ground is shifting on health care

Congress’ failed effort to undo Obamacare this year revealed an important political shift in the U.S.: Americans are no longer content to let people...
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER, Mitch McConnell / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Is the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) better than either the House...

Much of the young Trump administration has been spent trying to overturn and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). The impulse...
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