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The thousands of free flu shots Rhode Islanders receive every year aren’t entirely free. more
PROVIDENCE – On the eve of the 49th anniversary of the signing of Medicare and Medicaid into law, new information released recently by the federal Department of Health and Human Services shows that Rhode Islanders with Medicare have saved $35,237,763 on prescription drugs as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Nationally, more than 8.2 million seniors and people with disabilities with Medicare continue to enjoy prescription-drug savings as a result of the Affordable Care Act, saving $11.5 billion since 2010. more
One man who is in his 30s came into the Foster office of WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Center when he finally got health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act. 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
Rhode Island community health centers contributed an estimated $226 million to the state’s economy in 2013 and supported 1,779 jobs, according to a study released Friday by the Rhode Island Health Center Association. more
The main trust fund behind Medicare, the $583 billion U.S. health program for the elderly and disabled, will be exhausted in 2030, four years later than projected last year, the government reported. more
Rhode Island large-group insurance customers will receive $48,696 in health insurance refunds under the Affordable Care Act, according to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report released Thursday. In Rhode Island, UnitedHealthcare of New England was the only insurer to owe refunds for 2013, owing $48,696 in the large-group market. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island recently announced two new executives have joined the senior leadership team in marketing and sales as well as human resources. Melissa Cummings joined BCBSRI as chief marketing and sales officer and Richard Kropp has assumed the role of chief human resources officer. more
WASHINGTON – Providence and New Bedford were among eight cities to receive grants from the National League of Cities to help implement outreach efforts to enroll children and families in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program. more
Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner has approved lower 2015 premium rate increases than requested by Rhode Island’s four health insurance companies for several individual, small group and large employer plans. more
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