Home Tags Health Insurance

Tag: Health Insurance

Joan Retsinas

Charting our own course to our detriment

We Americans believe we are exceptional. The notion is bred into our psychic DNA. The history textbooks that have passed the scrutiny of local...

For college students, questions of coverage

As colleges and universities decide whether to reopen their campuses this fall, much of the discussion has focused on the ethics behind the decision...
Donald Nokes

Don’t jump to conclusions on telemedicine

As one of many business owners who pay more for health insurance than for any other expense besides payroll, I know firsthand that we...
Joan Retsinas

COVID-19 has exposed weakness in health insurance system

Before the coronavirus, advocates for national health insurance did not convince a swath of the electorate to support them. The employer-based system, after all,...
ACCESS DENIED: Visitors to the N.Y. Department of Labor are turned away at the door by personnel due to closures over coronavirus concerns on March 18. The coronavirus pandemic has hurt many households financially, but there are ways to get some relief. / AP FILE PHOTO/JOHN MINCHILLO

A guide to surviving financially as the bills come due

The coronavirus has dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans and now April’s bills are coming due. The good news is there is help...

Beware of the retroactive denial

Behold another entry in the arcana of insurance fine print: retroactive denial. Your insurer OKs a procedure: we all know the importance of getting prior...
Brian Blase

R.I. could be leader in new type of health reimbursement arrangements

As of Jan. 1, businesses have a new way to provide health coverage for their employees. Called an Individual Coverage HRA , this health...

The comforting myths of health care costs

After this season of shopping, we Americans have shown our savvy. We know that steep markdowns are illusory, that the “real” price to the...

The status quo on health care is a sure disaster

Cassandra, of Greek mythology, predicted disaster. As Democrats debate Medicare for All versus the public option versus expanded “Obamacare” versus a yet-unnamed option, the...
RHODE ISLAND KIDS COUNT celebrated the state's progress in health insurance coverage at its annual luncheon on Monday.

R.I. KIDS COUNT: State tops national average for children’s health care...

PROVIDENCE – About 97.8% of Rhode Island’s kids age 18 and under have health insurance, putting the Ocean State at number three nationwide for...

Stay up to date with PBN's Morning Call & Daily Edition newsletters.

- Featured Event -

Latest News