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Rhode Island’s Medicaid budget is fatter by more than $2.4 million, thanks to the settlement of a lawsuit with Wyeth, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Inc. The resolution of the settlement claims Wyeth knowingly underpaid rebates owed under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program for the company’s sales of Protonix Oral and Protonix IV between 2001 and 2006. more
Charles Reppucci, executive director and chief operating officer with the Providence law firm Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLC, is the newly elected chairman of the Care New England board of directors. Reppucci talks with PBN about potential upcoming changes and challenges for Care New England. more
HealthSource RI said another 385 individuals signed up for health coverage on the exchange as of Feb. 13, bringing total enrollment to 35,813. more
HealthSource RI may not have chosen a new vendor to operate its call center at Royal Little Drive yet, but Optum is proceeding with plans to lay off the 60 employees who work there in April. more
PROVIDENCE – Eleven Rhode Island hospitals are expected to receive additional federal funds totaling nearly $29 million to help pay for the cost of treating Medicare patients, thanks to regulations due to be finalized later this summer. more
By highlighting the world’s medical progress throughout several centuries, Dr. David Carlisle, the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science’s president, CEO and a professor of medicine, in Los Angeles, noted how far we have to go. more
The cost to receive long-term care services at home with a health aide has increased both in Rhode Island and nationally, according to Genworth’s 13th annual Cost of Care Study. more
HealthSource RI reported on Tuesday that enrollments for individuals and families climbed 2.7 percent since last week to 32,840. more
An additional 262 individuals have been enrolled in 2016 health insurance coverage through Healthsource RI, the exchange reported this week. more
The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence recently released a report, “Domestic Violence Homicides in Rhode Island, 2006-2015.” The state’s first such report summarizes key findings, provides homicide incident descriptions and issues recommendations to prevent future domestic violence homicides in Rhode Island. According to the report, from 2006 to 2015, 54 people lost their lives to domestic violence homicides in Rhode Island, in the course of 48 incidents. Between three and nine homicide incidents occurred each year. more
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