Rhode Island recently launched its All-Payer Claims Database (RI-APCD) which will provide data about hospital costs with the intent to achieve higher quality of care at a lower cost.
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Despite plans for many states to expand their Medicaid programs next year, Maine, Rhode Island, Wisconsin and Vermont plan to trim their rolls by as much as 150,000 next year, Kaiser Health News reported.
Rhode Island's largest hospital operator is cutting jobs as it grapples with mouting losses and dropping reimbursments. Around the country, other hospitals and health systems follow suit.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island has been fined $250,000 for using unfair and illegal rating practices for two years, according to an order from the state insurance commissioner.
Although originally airing his intent to veto the bill, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chaffee took no action, allowing a bill to become law that would greatly relax restrictions on hospital ownership by for-profit entities, reported The Providence Journal.
The State of Rhode Island General Assembly on Monday announced that the House and Senate approved legislation that lifts a ban to restrict for-profit companies from buying more than one hospital in a three-year period.
Hospitals serve as a major "economic engine" in Rhode Island by providing jobs and spending, according to a new report released last week from the Hospital Association of Rhode Island. Thanks to a
A bill, backed by ever-expanding powerhouse Steward Health Care System, to eliminate a rule that for-profit hospitals must wait three years in between hospital acquisitions is up for a Senate hearing
Check your privacy policies for medical staff--a Rhode Island case shows they may need some tightening. An R.I. physician was just reprimanded this week for inadvertently identifying a patient on