The four health insurance companies that do business in Rhode Island have submitted their 2016 insurance rate increase requests with the state Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, but they have until June 1 to make additional changes.
Nora Moreno Cargie has been named president of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation. Prior to joining Tufts, she was director of global corporate citizenship for Boeing Co. She holds a master's degree from North Park University.
The Ocean State ranked 14th, a 12-spot improvement from 2014, for senior health, according to the third edition of United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call to Action for Individuals and Their Communities.
Nearly 43 percent of Rhode Islanders say the state is moving in the wrong direction, but 54 percent feel that the newly elected leaders will provide stronger leadership, according to a new poll conducted for Bryant University’s Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership.