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There’s good reason for Congress to remodel some aspects of Obamacare. More than half of people who get health coverage through the insurance exchanges have high out-of-pocket costs, for example; 1 in 10 say they’ve gone without medical care because of the expense. more
Nothing has shaken up the health care industry more than the passage of the Affordable Care Act. But Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has a secret weapon for navigating the complexities of health care reform – Monica Neronha, vice president of legal services. more
Drugmakers worried about a backlash over soaring drug prices are increasingly talking with insurers ahead of time about paying for new therapies that could cost six figures a year. more
Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Hittner turned the screws a little tighter last month to force lower medical costs and more-efficient care by the state's doctors and hospitals. Amendments to the Affordable Standards … more
Would Rhode Island ease its painfully strained finances by bailing out of its homegrown health insurance exchange and leaping into the federal exchange under the Affordable Care Act? It's an enormously difficult question. The ACA is … more
The first panel at the Feb. 26 Providence Business News Summit on Health Care Reform & The Insurance Exchange was slated to review the consequences of Obamacare five years out. And it started out that way, with Pannone, Lopes, Devereaux & … more
WASHINGTON – Providence and New Bedford were among eight cities to receive grants from the National League of Cities to help implement outreach efforts to enroll children and families in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. more
The U.S. health-care system has been squeezing the country’s middle class for years. The passage of the Affordable Care Act has relieved some of the pressure, but there’s much more to do. more
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In another sign of the move to transform health care delivery and payment models, Care New England and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island have entered into an agreement for a new integrated care and pay model for obstetrics patients. more
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