Updated January 21 at 12:27am
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The fiscal 2018 proposed state budget that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo released Jan. 19 includes the elimination of upper payment limit payments, which are federal funds used to ensure that Medicaid reimburses hospitals at an amount equal to Medicaid, as well as Medicaid payment reductions and reduced payments to inpatient mental health providers. more
Integra Community Care Network LLC and Lifespan Health Alliance each are participating in specific Accountable Care Organization models through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, according to the organizations. more
Congressional Democrats aiming to thwart the undoing of Obamacare are using a strategy that served them well before: They’re standing back and letting Republicans whirl in their own discord. more
The state’s top health insurance regulator is urging Congress not to change the framework of the Affordable Care Act, saying its repeal would harm systemic changes happening in Rhode Island and stall momentum made toward making health care and health insurance more affordable. more
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement would increase the number of uninsured people by 32 million and double premiums by 2026, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a report that will add pressure on Republicans’ contentious efforts to end the law. more
(Updated, 6:13 p.m.) HealthSource RI has released its latest enrollment data for the week ending Dec. 31, showing a 2 percent increase from the previous week. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
HealthSource RI said enrollments climbed 3.2 percent over the last week, to 29,312 from 28,404. more
Rhode Island met seven out of 10 indicators of public health preparedness, while Massachusetts was the only state to receive a perfect score, according to “Ready or Not? Protecting the Public from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism,” a report from the Trust for America’s Health. more
HealthSource RI said enrollments increased 3.1 percent over the past week. more
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