Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
Health Insurance
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UnitedHealth Group Inc., the biggest U.S. health insurer by sales, reported fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates as revenue climbed in its technology and consulting group. more
Gilead Sciences Inc. agreed to make its hepatitis C medicines the exclusive treatments for CVS Health Corp. customers, intensifying a drug-industry rivalry to win patients for the $1,000-a-day medicines. more
Leaders of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island say strong growth of the company’s patient base, staff and revenue highlight growing community needs prioritized by nationwide health care reform. more
As the second year of the Rhode Island health benefit exchange gets underway, HealthSource RI is hosting a series of enrollment events around the Ocean State. more
BOSTON – An independent study released in the New England Journal of Medicine this month said that the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Alternative Quality Contract has improved the quality of patient care and lowered costs in the four years since it was first implemented. more
Rhode Island College Simulation Center and Nursing Resource Laboratory recently received accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. more
R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner compares controlling health care costs to the old arcade game featuring mallets and plastic moles. more
President and CEO of Healthcentric Advisors talks about the $53.4 million contract the nonprofit received as part of CMS’ Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization program. more
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
On Jan. 5, The New York Times ran an article about the anguished outcry of Harvard University’s faculty over the imposition of copays and deductibles for their health care coverage. Even with these changes, coverage for Harvard’s employees remains significantly richer than that typically in the marketplace. more
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