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Health Insurance
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The federal Department of Health and Human Services has announced that as a result of marketplace coverage and Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act, hospital uncompensated care costs were reduced by an estimated $7.4 billion last year to $27.3 billion. more
A new assessment on health care premiums for individuals and businesses included in Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s fiscal 2016 budget is expected to generate $11.2 million annually, money that will be used to fund HealthSource RI’s budget, its director said Wednesday. more
A study released Tuesday on the “Impact of Expanding Medicaid” suggests refinements to managed care may be a means of controlling government costs for Medicaid in Rhode Island. more
With the Feb. 23 enrollment deadline now over, HealthSource RI said that 83 percent of Year One customers have renewed a plan for 2015. more
Five years after the enactment of the federal Affordable Care Act, health care providers, insurers and businesses in Rhode Island are still trying to determine its complex and evolving impacts. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order Thursday establishing a group that will restructure Medicaid in Rhode Island. The move is part of an effort to reduce the state’s per-enrollee costs, which she says are consistently among the highest in the nation. more
Rhode Islanders saved $45.2 million since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010, according to information from the federal Department of Health and Human Services. more
Eighty-two percent of Year One customers had renewed or selected a health insurance plan through HealthSource RI as of Feb. 15, according to the latest enrollment data. more
HealthSource RI is holding a special enrollment period through Feb. 23 for those who couldn’t enroll over the weekend due to inclement weather that forced the cancellation of two walk-in events in Providence and Warwick. more
(Updated 11:42 a.m.) The deadline to enroll in insurance plans through HealthSource RI is Sunday, and those who miss it risk going without health coverage this year. more
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