Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the nonprofit Rhode Island Quality Institute announced the launch of an incentive program for Rhode Island primary care physicians to adopt and use CurrentCare, Rhode Island’s health information exchange.
A few blocks south of the chewed up swath of land where Interstate 195 used to run through Providence’s Jewelry District is another dusty, vacant lot in need of a productive use: the former Ward Baking Co. Property.
Hasbro Inc. will pay $72.9 million in royalties to Johnson Research & Development Co., the licensor of the toymaker’s line of Nerf guns, after an arbitration hearing over the terms of a license agreement between the two companies.
Oct. 1 is fast approaching. By the start of next month, the Affordable Care Act requires most employers to have provided all employees, regardless of whether they are part- or full-time and enrolled in the company’s health care plan, with information about the health insurance marketplace.
By Natalie Villacorta Contributing Writer
The R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services announced Monday that it has contracted with Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island and CareLink Inc. to provide long-term care services for individuals with dual eligibility in both Medicare and Medicaid.
In the dry language of the health care bureaucracy, core clients of the innovative Living Rite program are called “dual eligibles.” They are the neediest patients, battling chronic diseases or disabilities, supported by both Medicare and Medicaid.
The Living Rite program’s goal is to provide comprehensive and preventive health care to its long-term care clients. This can include people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or with chronic illnesses. These people are among the most costly to the health care system.
By Alli-Michelle Conti
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.