State Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner said her office has adopted standards to improve health care delivery and payment systems, a step that aligns her office with the governor’s efforts to strengthen the health care system for all Rhode Islanders.
Fifty Rhode Island care providers who have been named winners of the PATH Excellence in Patient Service Awards have received approximately $1.8 million in bonus payments from UnitedHealthcare, part of UnitedHealth Group.
Last week, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo formed a committee to deliver recommendations on reforming health care delivery in the state, including setting a cap on how much is spent per year on health care in Rhode Island.
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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and CharterCARE Health Partners have formed an accountable care partnership for 6,500 BCBSRI Medicare Advantage members who have physicians affiliated with Prospect Provider Group of Rhode Island LLC.