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Six R.I. health plans rank well in NCQA report

PROVIDENCE – Four commercial health plans and two Medicaid health plans in Rhode Island received a 4.5 out of 5 rating in the National...
BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD of Rhode Island's processes for approving coverage of services—known as utilization review—were found to be non-compliant with laws and regulations relating to coverage of mental health and substance use disorder benefits by the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner in its first market conduct examination of the four health insurers in Rhode Island.

BCBSRI utilization review for mental health and substance-use disorder found deficient...

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s processes for approving coverage of services – known as utilization review – were found...

OHIC: BCBSRI to contribute $5M to Behavioral Health Fund

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, in the middle of a market conduct examination of the state’s four major insurers’...

OHIC approves 2019 health insurance rates, including mostly increases but some...

CRANSTON – The Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner published the approved commercial health insurance rates for 2019 on Friday, saying that the rates...
BETTER ­RANKINGS: Shayla Durfey, third-year medical student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, is a co-author of a study that finds that federal rankings for cost-saving Medicare Advantage Plans improve when adjusted for race, neighborhood poverty and social risk.  
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MICHAEL SALERNO

Brown study: Adjusting Medicare Advantage Plan scores for race, poverty a...

Federal rankings for cost-saving Medicare Advantage Plans improve when adjusted for race, neighborhood poverty and social risk, increasing reimbursement rates for companies offering them,...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island champions worker well-being

Healthiest Employees: 500-1,999 Employees | #5. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island CEO (or equivalent): Kim A. Keck, CEO and president Number of employees:...

Retired BCBSRI CEO Peter Andruszkiewicz paid $1.1M after leaving

PROVIDENCE — Peter Andruszkiewicz, former president and CEO at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, was paid incentive payments and severance totaling...
BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD of Rhode Island settled with Steward Health Care System, which had alleged that the health insurer had conspired to keep Steward out of the Rhode Island marketplace by not accepting its offer to purchase Landmark Medical Center. The center had been in receivership at the time. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE

BCBSRI and Steward settle lawsuit over Landmark Medical Center deal

PROVIDENCE – Both parties in the Steward Health Care System LLC V. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island lawsuit filed for dismissal...

BCBSRI: Addiction recovery better at home

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is working to change common opinion that recovery must happen at far-away locales, sharing...
the prop: Tager’s University of Maine baseball jersey and his Team Maine academic award weave a story of how important his studies and pursuit of baseball were to him. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

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DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYER SEGMENT SALES – BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD OF RHODE ISLANDWhere do you see yourself professionally in 20 years? The favorite...
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