Advocate for Access to Healthcare

Our Office plays an important role in ensuring that quality health care is accessible and affordable for all Rhode Islanders -- from serving as a regulatory authority in major hospital transactions to advocating on behalf of Rhode
Island residents.

Visit our Healthcare section to learn more.


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Attorney General imposes unprecedented conditions on hospital ownership change to ensure future operations

The Office of the Attorney General has issued a decision, pursuant to its authority under Rhode Island's Hospital Conversions Act, to conditionally approve a transaction that would allow a change in ownership of two local safety net hospitals in North Providence and Providence.

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Attorney General objects to proposed 2022 state-wide healthcare insurance rate increases

The Attorney General objected to petitions filed by multiple health insurers with OHIC to increase rates for Rhode Islanders who must buy health insurance on the individual market and who are subscribers of small and large group plans offered by businesses in the state.