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Health Insurance
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Insurers, doctors and hospitals are ratcheting down the cost of health care with slow and difficult methods, like redesigning doctors' practices and persuading patients to settle for less. Opposing them, jacking costs up, are tough … more
)Updated 12:18 and 3:48 p.m.) 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
Gilead Sciences Inc.’s hepatitis C cure set off a firestorm of criticism over high drug prices in 2014 that hasn’t let up since. more
Do the benefits your company offers fit your and your family's needs? Yes, I am very satisfied with my company's benefits – 92.3% My company's benefits do not currently fit my needs – 7.7% Would you … more
A Medicaid accountable care program has been launched to improve health and patient satisfaction, as well as reduce care costs, for people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare Medicaid plans as a result of a new initiative from CharterCARE Health Partners, CharterCARE Provider Group RI LLC and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island. more
The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable has launched an initiative to have 80 percent of adults 50 and older be screened regularly for colorectal cancer by 2018, and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is on board. more
Rhode Island ranked in the top 10 for being one of the best states for health care access, according to SmartAsset. more
What advice would you give your 22-year-old self? Work hard, listen, take advice, and read everything you can get your hands on. Experiences and the knowledge you pick up along the way will shape your perspective, so make sure it's as well-rounded … more
Rhode Island’s Medicaid budget is fatter by more than $2.4 million, thanks to the settlement of a lawsuit with Wyeth, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Inc. The resolution of the settlement claims Wyeth knowingly underpaid rebates owed under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program for the company’s sales of Protonix Oral and Protonix IV between 2001 and 2006. more
On July 11, the Journal of the American Medical Association published an article written by Barack Obama, JD. While the president devoted only a small portion of his article to the "public option" for insurance, this is part of what he wrote: … more
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