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Lifespan has formed an independent physician association that it says will better serve patients and streamline their care. more
For all the uproar over U.S. drug pricing, you wouldn’t expect to hear that drug spending slowed for many last year. A big reason? An increasingly powerful group of medication middlemen called pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), which negotiate drug prices on behalf of insurers, employers and the government. 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
At least twice a week, Tanja Vanderlinde says patients call in to say they can’t afford drugs. more
Rhode Island ranked 15th best in state well-being rankings for older Americans. more
HealthSource RI has released enrollment data for the period ending Dec. 3, showing that 27,474 individuals have enrolled in 2017 coverage so far. more
Mark Waggoner is senior vice president, care integration and management for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. Waggoner spoke with Providence Business News to explain the recent affiliation between BCBSRI and Integra Community Care Network, a partnership of several physician groups that is designed to make health care more accessible and affordable. more
A 57-year-old Warwick woman pleaded no contest recently to Medicaid fraud for submitting false bills for patient incontinence supplies, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said Wednesday. 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
As medical students at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Rajiv Kumar and Brad Weinberg launched Shape Up RI in 2005; over time, it led to the development of a separate for-profit company called ShapeUp, which uses the power of social networking and gaming to encourage individuals to adopt healthier nutrition, exercise and general wellness habits. more
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