Archived Press Releases and Newsletters

OHIC Press Releases

2020 Rate Review Process Press Release - Requested Rates

United Healthcare agrees to pay state $350k, contribute $2.85 million to mental health fund

Tufts-NHPRI Market Conduct Exam Press Release

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 230-RICR-20-30-4

State of Rhode Island and Brown University Announce the Second Phase of the Cost Trends Project

Rhode Island Health Insurance Premiums Significantly Reduced for 2020

OHIC and DBR Warn of the Risks of Health Care Sharing Ministries

OHIC Releases First of Four Market Conduct Exams for Behavioral Health Parity

Health Insurance Commissioner Ganim Announces Creation of Behavioral Health Fund

State of Rhode Island, Brown University Announce New Study to Examine Health Care Cost Trends, Set Growth Target for Rhode Island

Press Release: OHIC approves commercial health insurance rates for 2019

Press Release: 2019 Requested Commercial Health Insurance Rates Have Been Submitted to OHIC for Review

Press Release: State of Rhode Island Convenes Workgroup to Address Health Insurance Market Stability, Protect Against Threats to Coverage and Affordability

OHIC, HealthSource RI Adopting New Rates due to Ending of Federal Payments

2018 Rate Announcement

2017 Rate Review Process - Requested Rates

Health Insurance Commissioner Announces Partnership with Health Insurers to End Prior Authorization for Opioid Dependency Medications

Health Insurance Commissioner to hear Public Comment May 16, 2017

OHIC Adopts New Standards Focused on Paying for Value

(APM Plan | CTC Plan )

OHIC Approves Commerical Health Insurance Rates for 2017

Invitation for Stakeholder Input Reg 2 Section 10: Affordable Health Insurance – Affordability Standards

BCBSRI Direct Pay Order and Decision 8/28/2015

OHIC Approves Commercial Health Insurance Rates for 2016

Commissioner adopts Care Transformation and Alternative Payment Methodology Plans

OHIC Adopts Revisions to Regulation 2: The Affordability Standards- Feb 2015