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The state’s top health insurance regulator is urging Congress not to change the framework of the Affordable Care Act, saying its repeal would harm systemic changes happening in Rhode Island and stall momentum made toward making health care and health insurance more affordable. more
The Miriam and Rhode Island hospitals, along with Southcoast Health, are among the nation’s top hospitals for clinical excellence, according to Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about the nation’s physicians and hospitals. more
Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement would increase the number of uninsured people by 32 million and double premiums by 2026, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a report that will add pressure on Republicans’ contentious efforts to end the law. more
A child climbing a tree, another frolicking in a pumpkin patch, a boy playing the drums, a baby and mother sleeping, a woman with cancer playing a game with friends, a man splitting wood, the word “life” … they are all images used in Lifespan’s latest advertising campaign. more
Southcoast Health said Bristol County Savings Bank, through its Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation, contributed $250,000 to the Campaign for Southcoast Health. more
(Updated 4:09 p.m.) Department of Human Services Director Melba Affigne Depeña and Chief Digital Officer Thom Guertin have resigned after the botched September rollout of the state’s new health and human eligibility computer system, known as UHIP, which delivers state aid to 300,000 Rhode Islanders. more
CVS Health Corp. announced Thursday that it would begin selling a generic substitute for the EpiPen at more than 83 percent less than the full retail price of the brand-name version of the product. more
A total of $11.7 million was invested in Rhode Island venture capital-backed companies in the fourth quarter, bringing the total investment for the year to $23.7 million. more
(Updated 12:48 p.m.) Rhode Island Hospital, a Lifespan hospital, Tuesday submitted a Certificate of Need to the R.I. Department of Health, seeking approval to build a 31-bed obstetrics unit. more
Carol Malysz, the former head of the Center for Women & Enterprise Rhode Island, has been appointed executive director of MedMates, the life sciences technology networking group. more
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