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Health Insurance
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When President Barack Obama took office in 2009, he made a risky calculation: He used most of his political capital to get one cornerstone piece of legislation passed, an overhaul of federal laws expanding healthcare access and coverage. more
(Updated 11:36 a.m. and 2:08 p.m.) The Affordable Care Act survived a Supreme Court challenge, meaning that all qualified Americans may receive subsidies that make insurance affordable, regardless of where they live, the Washington Post reported. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s Working Group to Reinvent Medicaid will hold its sixth group meeting on Wednesday at the Providence Marriott Downtown on Orms Street. more
(Updated 3:16 p.m., 7:16 p.m.) A legislative version of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposed $8.6 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year is expected to be introduced Tuesday and potentially approved by the House Committee on Finance. more
CVS Health Corp. opened its first MinuteClinic in Providence last week inside the CVS/pharmacy store at 799 Hope St., marking its sixth retail medical clinic to open in Rhode Island since October. more
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
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, reached a milestone by enrolling its 500th small business in the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP). 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
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
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