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Health Insurance
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Massachusetts officials said that the state’s Health Connector website will cost $254 million, which is $80 million more than originally budgeted, the Boston Business Journal reported Wednesday. more
Steve Miller is waging war on high- priced medicine, guiding decisions to ban drugs from the health plans of millions of Americans and sending companies reeling in a $270 billion market. more
The R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner has been awarded a $1.1 million federal grant from the Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight to support insurance rate review and increase transparency in the pricing of medical services. more
Tufts Health Plan has earned 4.5 Stars out of a possible 5 for its Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO and Senior Care Options plans from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services as part of its annual Star ratings for 2015. more
Rhode Island community health centers contributed an estimated $226 million to the state’s economy in 2013 and supported 1,779 jobs, according to a study released Friday by the Rhode Island Health Center Association. more
State Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner said her office has adopted standards to improve health care delivery and payment systems, a step that aligns her office with the governor’s efforts to strengthen the health care system for all Rhode Islanders. more
Fifty Rhode Island care providers who have been named winners of the PATH Excellence in Patient Service Awards have received approximately $1.8 million in bonus payments from UnitedHealthcare, part of UnitedHealth Group. more
Anthem Inc. struck a deal to buy rival Cigna Corp. for $48.4 billion, wrapping up almost a year of contentious negotiations and potentially creating the largest health insurer in the U.S. more
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
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