Updated June 30 at 11:30pm
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Rhode Island’s RIte Care, the publicly funded managed health care program for children and families with low incomes, outperforms similar programs in all other states in quality, according a report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. more
An online pharmacy seeking to unseat CVS Health Corp. and Walgreens raised $50 million, helping fund its plan to improve how drugs are packaged with a simple idea: dividing up customers’ pills by the time and date they should be taken. more
Gateway Healthcare will close six group homes by the end of August to reduce budget deficits after years of declining reimbursements. more
Kent Hospital has received distinction as a NICHE Hospital (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders), designating its commitment to excellence in elder care, the hospital announced. more
ProThera Biologics has appointed Denice M. Spero as president and chief business officer. more
(Updated 3:40 p.m.) The four health insurance companies that do business in Rhode Island have submitted their 2016 insurance rate increase requests with the state Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, but they have until June 1 to make additional changes. more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island said its new Health@Home program has reduced emergency room visits by 26 percent for its most complex members. more
CVS Health Corp., the biggest U.S. retailer of prescription drugs, agreed to acquire nursing-home pharmacy Omnicare Inc. for a total enterprise value of $12.7 billion. more
The Ocean State ranked 14th, a 12-spot improvement from 2014, for senior health, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities. more
All four campuses of Johnson & Wales University will be tobacco-free as of July 1, 2016. more
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