Rhode Island Information
J. Mark Ryan, MD, FACP, firstname.lastname@example.org - Dr. Ryan is an internist in Providence, RI. He works for University Medicine Foundation providing primary care and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brown University Alpert Medical School. His current hospital affiliations: Rhode Island Hospital and Miriam Hospital. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Brown University Medical School. He is current President of the Rhode Island Chapter of PNHP.
Rhode Island State News
By Mariah Kennedy Cuomo | The Brown Daily Herald
Rep. Aaron Regunberg ’12, D-Providence, introduced a bill with several other representatives in the Rhode Island House of Representatives that, if passed, would establish a single-payer health system in Rhode Island.
By Meghan Geary, M.D. | The Providence (R.I.) Journal
When I think back over the past year, one impression that stands out is this: What a difference the Medicare Program and Rhode Island’s expansion of Medicaid has made for my patients!
By Richard Salit | Providence Journal
Gina Raimondo’s "Reinventing Medicaid" campaign is a misguided effort based on "faulty and misleading" figures of what the program costs, say groups pushing for legislation to create a single-payer health insurance system in Rhode Island.
By J. Mark Ryan, M.D. | Providence (R.I.) Journal I was amazed to read Jay Ambrose's Nov. 26 Commentary piece ("Single-payer health insurance a singularly bad idea") attacking single-payer health insurance, especially given that virtually every argument he makes is not based on fact.
By Single Payer News. On Feb. 25 the Executive Board of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO unanimously endorsed H.R. 676, Expanded and Improved Medicare for All, the national single-payer legislation recently reintroduced into Congress by Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich.
By J. Mark Ryan, M.D. | Letters, The Newport (R.I.) Daily News
Hospitals like Newport provide free care because so many in the community lack health insurance. More than 50 million people nationally and 10 percent of all Rhode Islanders are uninsured, and a larger number are “underinsured,” meaning that because of the high deductibles, co-pays and caps on their insurance policies, a single critical illness such as cancer will bankrupt them.