Updated March 28 at 3:28pm
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Rhode Island native Kim Keck, Aetna Inc.’s senior vice president, has been appointed CEO and president of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, succeeding Peter Andruszkiewicz. more
Customers of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, the state’s largest health insurer, could see insurance rates next year increase as much as 9 percent on average. more
Lifespan Physician Group Inc. and Coastal Medical are among approximately 2,900 primary care practices nationwide participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus, a public-private partnership through the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services designed to provide better access to quality health care at lower costs. more
Health care industry leaders – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Care New England and Continuum Behavioral Health, among them – met more than two years ago to devise an innovative project for behavioral health care, called HealthPath. … more
More babies are being born with exposure to opioids in Rhode Island, the annual KIDS COUNT Factbook has found. more
(Updated: 3:50 p.m.) As Congress tosses the hot potato of Obamacare repeal promises from hand to hand in Washington, health insurers, doctors and hospitals in Rhode Island worry about the effects of lost benefits and are focused on maintaining improved care and coverage that predates the Affordable Care Act. more
(Updated, 5:19 p.m.) As part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s push to trim costs in the state’s Medicaid program, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island has formed a partnership with three community health centers to create three accountable care organizations. more
(Updated 1:19 and 2:16 p.m.) Controlling health care costs is largely a matter of supply and demand, but Rhode Island tradition throws some extra wrenches into the works. Two of them, for instance, are the state’s oversupply of hospitals and the assumption by consumers that they’re entitled to any care they choose. more
(Updated 3:04 p.m. and 12:10 p.m.) HealthSource Rhode Island had a 15.1 percent drop in enrollment for the Nov. 1 to Jan. 31 open enrollment period compared with the prior year open enrollment period, according to numbers released by the state’s health benefits exchange this week. 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
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