Rhode Island commercial health insurance enrollment shrank by 2,712 from December 2011 to December 2012, according to an annual report released by the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner.
By Natalie Villacorta PBN Contributing Writer
Oct. 1 is fast approaching. By the start of next month, the Affordable Care Act requires most employers to have provided all employees, regardless of whether they are part- or full-time and enrolled in the company’s health care plan, with information about the health insurance marketplace.
By Natalie Villacorta Contributing Writer
PROVIDENCE – Col. Steven G. O’Donnell, superintendent of the R.I. State Police and commissioner of the R.I. Department of Public Safety, announced that public-safety agencies have formed a task force to address safety issues associated with nightclubs, consumption of alcohol by underage persons and other alcohol-related offenses.
(Updated, 1:25 p.m., Sept. 25)
The R.I. Health Services Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the change of control application by Prime Healthcare Services in its efforts to buy Landmark Medical Center.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded $2.7 million to Rhode Island to help fight unreasonable rate increases and enhance health care pricing transparency, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced Monday.
FALL RIVER – A Somerset resident and his inspection company pleaded guilty to issuing state inspection stickers without conducting required safety and emission inspections of commercial vehicles, including school buses, tractor trailers and construction equipment, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week.
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