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Health Insurance
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The federal Department of Health and Human Services has announced that as a result of marketplace coverage and Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act, hospital uncompensated care costs were reduced by an estimated $7.4 billion last year to $27.3 billion. more
A new assessment on health care premiums for individuals and businesses included in Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s fiscal 2016 budget is expected to generate $11.2 million annually, money that will be used to fund HealthSource RI’s budget, its director said Wednesday. 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
A study released Tuesday on the “Impact of Expanding Medicaid” suggests refinements to managed care may be a means of controlling government costs for Medicaid in Rhode Island. more
Federal health care reform set in motion a complex wave of changes in how health insurance is provided, paid for and acquired by consumers. Five years into the federal law, often called Obamacare, employers, health care providers and businesses … 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
PBN: What are some of your goals for the first 90 days as director of HealthSource RI? WALLACK: More than 30,000 Rhode Islanders now have access to coverage that may not have been available to them … more
With the Feb. 23 enrollment deadline now over, HealthSource RI said that 83 percent of Year One customers have renewed a plan for 2015. more
Five years after the enactment of the federal Affordable Care Act, health care providers, insurers and businesses in Rhode Island are still trying to determine its complex and evolving impacts. more
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