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Consumers’ share of the cost of health care is getting too little attention when it comes to reform efforts in Rhode Island. We have been celebrating the success of our individual and small-market health-benefits exchange, HealthSource RI, which has extended coverage to more than 90,000 Rhode Islanders through both private health insurance plans and Medicaid. more
HealthSource RI will host enrollment assistance events in February to help Rhode Islanders sign up for coverage through the state’s health benefits exchange. more
WASHINGTON – The number of uninsured in the United States is expected to decline by nearly half, from 45 million in 2012 to 23 million by 2023, as a result of the coverage expansions associated with the Affordable Care Act, according to a report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of the Actuary. The report was recently published in Health Affairs. more
BOSTON – An insurance company and its subsidiary have agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle allegations that they deceptively marketed and sold a discount health plan to hundreds of Massachusetts consumers, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
When someone suffers an accident, they can’t always inform the responding EMTs about medications they’re taking, or tell them about a serious condition they might have. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has been named a “Rhode Island Energy Champion” for being the first company to successfully complete the Rhode Island Energy Challenge: Find Your Four Campaign. more
Health care cost drivers and the importance of doctor-patient dialogue will dominate the conversation at the Rhode Island Business Group on Health’s annual summit on Oct. 17. more
The Obama administration forecast that as many as 9.9 million people will sign up for health coverage under Obamacare this year, 3 million below a previous estimate from the Congressional Budget Office. more
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
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