Updated January 28 at 6:28pm
Health Insurance
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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
Rhode Island is not keeping pace with other states in insuring children for health coverage, despite the success of a state-focused Medicaid health insurance program, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. 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
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
HealthSource RI, the state’s health benefits exchange, announced that more health insurance plans will be offered on the exchange next year, and that rate sheets are available that will allow consumers and small employers to compare plans. more
The coming business mandates spelled out by the Affordable Care Act were among the topics explained to more than 100 of Rhode Island’s business leaders at the Providence Business News Summit on Government Regulations and Business held Thursday. more
Employee health initiatives at Tufts Health Plan – through the company’s WorkingWell program – were not so much a one-time, all-out effort, but more a gradual and evolving culture of wellness over the years. “These things take time,” said Lydia Greene, vice president of human resources and diversity. “Patience and creativity absolutely grow a program.” more
People usually evaluate their health by simple observations: an ache in a joint or a lesion on the skin. As a corporate body, UnitedHealthcare of New England has a striking figure to measure its employees’ health. 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
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