2018 rates decision

The Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner has announced its decision on 2018 small and large group rate filings. The rates reflect...

2018 Premium Increases Linked to...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) recently filed with the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) premium rates to...

Opioid Mandate

Recent regulatory changes regarding opioid use and the management of acute and chronic pain are set to go into effect on July 6, 2017. Based on...

REMINDER: Collecting Social Security...

As part of the Affordable Care Act, BCBSRI provides 1095-B Health Coverage forms to our subscribers and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in January...

OHIC approves rates

After a thorough review, the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) has approved Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s (BCBSRI)...

BCBSRI supports the All-Payer Claims...

The State of Rhode Island has implemented the All-Payer Claims Database (APCD), which calls for health insurers and third party administrators to...

State of Rhode Island issues rates for...

The State of Rhode Island (the State) recently announced the 2016-2017 assessment rates for the Rhode Island Vaccine Assessment Program (RIVAP), an...

ACA update: Nondiscrimination in Health...

In May 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule implementing the nondiscrimination provisions of the Affordable...

ACA Federal Insurer Tax Suspended for...

As a result of recently passed legislation, the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Federal Insurer Tax (also known as the Health Insurance Provider Fee)...

Great news about selling dental to your...

We’ve got exciting news that will make it easier to sell Blue Cross Dental to your clients. The OHIC recently approved a 3% Blue Cross Dental...

State issues rates for immunization...

The State of Rhode Island (the State) recently announced the 2016 assessment rates for the Rhode Island Vaccine Assessment Program (RIVAP), an...