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Lifestyle Blue For Small Businesses From BCBSRI

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) has recently introduced Lifestyle Blue which is the newest medical plan aimed at small businesses.  This is the first of its kind for the state of Rhode Island and there is great anticipation for success.  The plan is for employers with fifty or less employees and are […]

Rhode Island Approves Health Insurance Rate Increase

Posted on: March 15th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Rhode Island health insurance is about to see a 1.9% increase in health insurance rates for those who purchase policies from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island.  The article “State Approves Reduced Health Insurance Rate Hike” by Richard Salit on summarizes the details behind the hike. The 1.9% is actually a reduced figure […]

BCBSRI Direct Pay Rate Increase?

Posted on: November 27th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) has asked the Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner to approve a 10.2% rate increase for its direct-pay plans (available to individuals and families who are not eligible for group health insurance plans or government sponsored programs). Direct Pay is the only health insurance plan in Rhode Island […]

More Top Ranked Medicare Health Plans

Posted on: August 3rd, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

In November of 2008, we published a series of posts breaking down the US News and report’s rankings of commercial health plans. Similarly, below are their rankings of the top Medicare health plans for 2008 based on the same criteria (consumer assessment, prevention, treatment). Preferred Care Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Southern California Geisinger Health […]

BCBSRI Can’t Raise Individual Health Insurance Rates

Posted on: March 10th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is the only game in town when it comes to the individual health insurance in Rhode Island.  For the second straight year, BCBSRI has applied to the Department of Insurance to raise their health insurance rates and for the second year in a row that request has […]