The fiscal 2018 proposed state budget that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo released Jan. 19 includes the elimination of upper payment limit payments, which are federal funds used to ensure that Medicaid reimburses hospitals at an amount equal to Medicaid, as well as Medicaid payment reductions and reduced payments to inpatient mental health providers.
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s plan to win U.S. antitrust clearance for its acquisition of Rite Aid Corp. hasn’t satisfied officials at the Federal Trade Commission, according to people familiar with the matter.
Integra Community Care Network LLC and Lifespan Health Alliance each are participating in specific Accountable Care Organization models through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, according to the organizations.
On April 25, then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump stood before a throng of supporters at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. He smiled and nodded as the crowd chanted his name.
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When Rhode Island Hospital realized the mismatch between the number of its nurses who were highly qualified in critical care and the number of acutely ill patients it was caring for, the Lifespan facility created several nursing internship programs, …
Lifespan has applied to the state for approval to build a 31-bed obstetrics unit at Rhode Island Hospital.
The rationale for the $43 million project is to complete the offerings of Lifespan's Women's Medicine Collaborative, while also …