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Rhode Island health insurance officials say that while contract disputes between insurers and health care providers aren’t uncommon, they usually end with an agreement.

Standoff on health care payment rates hurts both sides

The standoff over rate increases between Southcoast Health System and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts raises a natural question: Could it happen here? Steve...

OHIC helps keep health costs down

If you want to see an example of how regulation can help both individuals and business, take a look at the work of the...
FEDERAL approval of a state reinsurance program has lowered 2020 individual health insurance rates in Rhode Island.

R.I. reinsurance program lowers individual health insurance rates

PROVIDENCE – A new state program has earned federal approval, paving the way for savings on health insurance premiums for some consumers. The health insurance...
THE OFFICE of the Health Insurance Commissioner has released the proposed health insurance rate changes for 2020.

OHIC reveals proposed insurance rate changes for 2020

PROVIDENCE – Health insurers doing business in Rhode Island have submitted their requests for rate increases for 2020, the R.I. Office of the Health...
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

Raimondo executive order caps annual medical cost increase at 3.2%

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the Office of Health Insurance Commissioner pledged to hold health care spending per capita increases for consumers,...

OHIC announces new network insurance plan regulation

PROVIDENCE – The Office of Health Insurance Commissioner has finalized its regulation of health insurance network plans following its assumption of jurisdiction over them...
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...
RHODE ISLAND is accepting public comment on the Office of Health Insurance Commissioner’s new regulation governing health insurance network plans and has scheduled an public hearing on the rules for Sept. 19.

Public comment open for OHIC’s proposed health insurance network regulation

PROVIDENCE — In 2017, The Health Care Accessibility and Quality Assurance Act switched jurisdiction for health insurance network plans from the R.I. Department of...

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: Short-term health plans not approved for sale in R.I.

PROVIDENCE - The Trump Administration’s plan to expand access to short-term, limited duration health plans which omit coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act...

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