Insurers, doctors and hospitals are ratcheting down the cost of health care with slow and difficult methods, like redesigning doctors' practices and persuading patients to settle for less.
Opposing them, jacking costs up, are tough …
One of President Barack Obama's cherished conceits is that disagreement with him can have no rational basis. It was the theme of his most recent speech in defense of his health care law.
Obamacare has substantially increased the number of …
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Tufts Health Plan and UnitedHealthcare of New England Inc. performed well on the annual Star ratings for 2017 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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Controlling health care costs is largely a matter of supply and demand, but Rhode Island tradition throws some extra wrenches into the works. Two of them, for instance, are the state’s oversupply of hospitals and the assumption by consumers that they’re entitled to any care they choose.
The Founders League and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island on Thursday will host a panel discussion downtown to explore the role startups play in bringing new solutions to the health and wellness market.
For weeks, rumors have been flying that WikiLeaks would deliver an “October surprise” for Hillary Clinton’s campaign, a bombshell revelation that she would struggle to recover from in the short weeks remaining until the election. (So far, it's a dud -- surprise!)