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State Approves Mass Gen. Brigham's Plan to Cut Health Care Spending

State Approves Mass Gen. Brigham’s Plan to Cut Health Care Spending

After months of back and forth and an “extremely vigorous review process,” the Health Policy Commission unanimously approved Mass Gen. Brigham’s plan to cut $127.8 million in health care spending by March 31, 2024, a win for potential long-term healthcare cost savings in Massachusetts. . MGB, the state’s largest health care system, plans to cut …

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City Council approves ordinance barring local officials from cooperating with state anti-abortion investigations

City Council approves ordinance barring local officials from cooperating with state anti-abortion investigations

An ordinance to bar local officials from cooperating with any investigation by another state regarding access to abortion or gender-affirming care was passed by the city council on Wednesday. The “Bodily Autonomy Ordinance”, introduced by Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez and Ald. Matt Martin, codifies the bans originally introduced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot in …

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RI Health Insurance Commissioner approves amended rate hikes for 2023

RI Health Insurance Commissioner approves amended rate hikes for 2023

THE RI OFFICE of the Health Insurance Commissioner on Wednesday approved amended rate increases for 2023 for individual, small and large group plans. The third column shows the rate increases approved for various insurers in the large group market. / COURTESY OF RHODE ISLAND HEALTH INSURANCE BUREAU PROVIDENCE — The Office of the RI Health …

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