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Rhode Island is poised to save a cumulative $120 million through the next fiscal year through an ongoing reorganization of Medicaid, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and state health officials. more
Lobbying spending in the United States has stagnated at a little over $3 billion a year ever since the 2008 financial crisis (thanks in part to changes in lobbying rules). But the rankings of lobbying’s big spenders have shifted, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, a non-profit research group. more
CVS Health Corp. said drug costs for its plans grew a modest 5 percent in 2015, far less than the 11.8 spending growth rate from a year before. more
By a vote of 958-6, Women & Infants Hospital’s nurses and health care workers ratified a new, four-year collective bargaining agreement with the hospital, the employee union reported. more
Central Falls and Pawtucket residents strongly support policies that reinforce access to healthy food and physical activity, according to a release from the American Heart Association Rhode Island chapter that highlights the findings of a recent survey of 401 residents. more
The overall state of children’s health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria … more
For a senior citizen, jumping online or sending a text may be just short of impossible if they have had no experience with technology. more
In the days since the election, Republicans have realized that they are in a tight spot on Obamacare. They seem to be lurching toward a strategy that will make it tighter. 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
Dr. Cornelius "Skip" Granai III, director of the Program in Women's Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital, was recently awarded the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award. What steps do you take as a physician to provide … more
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