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Health Insurance
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People’s Credit Union recently received an Outstanding Worksite Health Award from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. more
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
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
Medtronic PLC, the world’s biggest maker of heart-rhythm devices, agreed to buy HeartWare International Inc. for about $1.1 billion, paying a premium of 93 percent to gain less-invasive technology for treating advanced heart-failure patients. more
UnitedHealthcare will pay travel expenses for kidney transplant donors, addressing one of the major barriers to living organ donation. more
Lifespan, which is in the midst of crafting its fiscal 2017 budget, has hired FTI Consulting Health Solutions, a health care advisory firm described as having a track record of helping other organizations address fiscal challenges. more
If you haven’t been following the Obamacare news recently -- and given how much else has been going on, there’s a good chance you haven’t -- then you may have missed the news that insurers’ rate-increase requests for 2017 are quite large. more
Kim Keck has been appointed president and CEO of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. She leaves Aetna, where she worked for more than 35 years, most recently serving as senior vice president. She holds a bachelor's degree from Boston College … more
Dr. Matthew Collins, vice president for clinical integration at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, once had a patient who repeatedly went to her local emergency room complaining of headaches or abdominal pain. Every one of 18 CAT … more
The R.I. House of Representatives on Wednesday restored nearly a third of a $1 million cut that was jeopardizing future operations at the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner. more
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