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Five Questions With: Dr. Ted Wong

Dr. Ted Wong is chief dental officer for UnitedHealthcare Specialty Benefits, a national ancillary benefits company serving more than 20 million members nationwide. Wong leads...

UnitedHealthcare alters oral-health policies in response to opioid epidemic

PROVIDENCE – About 5 million Americans will have their wisdom teeth removed this year, with 70 percent prescribed opioid pain medication, and UnitedHealthcare has...
FIRST STEP: Rhode Island Business Group on Health Executive Director Al Charbonneau says a federal rule requiring hospitals to post pricing data online is the first of many steps to price transparency. Next to Charbonneau is Hospital Association of Rhode Island President Teresa Paiva Weed.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

New CMS rule requires hospitals to post pricing data online

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requires hospitals’ pricing data to be posted to their websites, billed as the first step toward a...
BETTER COVERAGE: R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Marie L. Ganim speaks at the PBN Health Care Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in October 2017. Ganim’s office is completing reports on the state’s four largest health insurers to ensure they are following proper standards and regulations in covering the treatment of mental illnesses and drug addiction. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Conduct exams lead to positive changes in insurance coverage for behavioral...

State reports are expected by this spring on the remaining three of Rhode Island’s four largest health insurers to determine how well they have...

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...
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP is being required to offer coverage through MassHealth, the Massachusetts state-run health exchange, as the company covers more than 5,000 Massachusetts workers through small-employer health plans. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL NAGLE

Star Tribune: UnitedHealthcare pushed into Mass. health exchange

PROVIDENCE – UnitedHealth Group Inc. has been required to sell health care coverage in 2019 in the Massachusetts state-run health exchange, MassHealth, and the...

UnitedHealthcare, New England Revolution launch healthy walking sweepstakes

PROVIDENCE – UnitedHealthcare and the New England Revolution soccer team have launched the Step Up for Better Health sweepstakes and public education campaign promoting...

Strong company culture supports enterprise success

Even if they don’t use the same terms, each of this year’s category winners in the Best Places To Work program emphasizes the importance...

Coastal Medical support system eases workload, attracts physicians

Rhode Island is a difficult market for recruiting primary care doctors, but Providence-based Coastal Medical, which added 10 new physicians Oct. 2, says its...

OHIC releases 2018 health insurance premium rate approvals

 CRANSTON – The Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner approved health insurance premium rates for 2018 Thursday. OHIC’s reductions of approval rates versus requested...
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