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In December, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that 769 hospitals will see their Medicare payments reduced by 1 percent, after all other adjustments have been made, for patient discharges occurring during fiscal year 2017 due to the hospitals’ high rates of hospital-acquired conditions, such as infections. more
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
Rhode Island is among the top five states that stand to suffer if the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, is repealed. That’s according to data released Wednesday by personal finance website WalletHub. more
In 2013 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island opened its first Your Blue Store, a pop-up retail store in Warwick offering in-person customer service to suit the needs of those seeking or using individual and family insurance plans. … more
Humana Inc. is set to exit Obamacare markets in at least two states to stem financial losses, another sign of the struggles that health insurers face in the controversial program. UnitedHealth Group Inc. recently moved to back out of most … more
Free -standing emergency centers are entering the Rhode Island health care market, despite criticism from hospitals that the services don't match demand and that health care costs could increase. Texas-based Neighbors Emergency Center on … more
President Donald Trump said the process for coming up with a replacement for the Affordable Care Act could stretch into 2018, a longer time frame than he previously indicated. more
CEO (or equivalent): Joseph A. Nagle, CEO and president 2015 Revenue: $53,569,000 2013 Revenue: $46,383,000 Revenue growth: 15% A strong sense of flexibility and a willingness to reach out to under-served markets … more
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island announced it has again been awarded the Medicaid accreditation status of “excellent” by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to driving improvements throughout the health care system. more
Seven private commercial and Medicaid health insurance plans active in Rhode Island received 4.5 out of five stars or higher in the 2016-2017 National Committee for Quality Assurance ranking, according to the NCQA report. more
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