Rep. Joseph M. McNamara, D-Warwick, has introduced legislation designed to expedite the R.I. Department of Health’s “certificate of need” process that caused pain-management company Pentec Health to stop treating its Rhode Island patients last year.
While most large employers don’t intend to change their health-insurance plans with the opening of the health-benefits exchange Oct. 1, small businesses struggling with the affordability are trying to understand what their options will be on the new exchange.
By Natalie Villacorta
Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and assistant dean for Teaching and Research on Women’s Health at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University talks about her vision for the future of women’s health in Rhode Island.
By Richard Asinof Contributing Writer Twitter: @RichardAsinof
As George Samuel Bottomley led centers for physician-assistant studies from Pennsylvania to Maine over the past decade, he envisioned launching a center in Rhode Island. Today, he is at the helm of a new program at Johnson & Wales University that this fall received provisional accreditation by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant Inc.more
The Obama administration plans to push back by a month the second-year start of enrollment in its health program to give insurers more time to adjust to growing pains in the U.S. law, a move that may stave off higher premiums before the 2014 congressional elections.
By Alex Wayne and Alex Nussbaum Bloomberg News
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