What's New
Apr 16
Rhode Island Cost of soaring Medicaid enrollment in RI still a mystery Figures show that out of the 64,590 Rhode Islanders who signed up for Medicaid from October through March using the state’s new HealthSource RI marketplace, 34% were eligible before the new law expanded the rules for who could sign up.
Apr 15
Massachusetts Tufts, Lowell hospital uniting Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital are joining forces to form a new health care system they say will offer lower-cost medical services from Southern New Hampshire to south of Boston at a time of changes sweeping through the industry.
Apr 15
Children's Health News Obesity Studies Tell Two Stories, Both Right North Carolina researchers published a paper disputing recent findings that childhood obesity has fallen since 2004, arguing that a longer view — using data all the way back to 1999 — showed that these youngsters were not really getting any thinner.
Apr 15
Rhode Island Rhode Island Set To Begin Health Insurance Claims Database Beginning in May, 2014, all health insurers and administrators in Rhode Island will be required to submit certain information about their plan enrollees to the Rhode Island All-Payer Claims Database.
Apr 14
Connecticut Connecticut closes health care gap as more children move to state-funded insurance More Connecticut children moved to state-funded health insurance in recent years, as the recession and sweeping changes in publicly funded health care led to a surge in enrollment.
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