(Updated, 5:19 p.m.)
As part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s push to trim costs in the state’s Medicaid program, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island has formed a partnership with three community health centers to create three accountable care organizations.
For the third year in a row, Bristol County is the healthiest county in Rhode Island and Providence County is the least healthy, according to the seventh annual County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
A three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 U.S. institutions of higher learning to help them go tobacco-free was launched Wednesday by the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Corp.