Tag: Rhode Island

Minimum Wage Increase and Poster On January 1, 2019, the Rhode Island hourly minimum wage rate increased to $10.50 per hour, with the following exceptions: The hourly minimum wage rate is $9.45 for full-time students under age 19 working in a nonprofit religious, educational, librarial, or community services organization. The hourly minimum wage rate is…

Mental Illness Insurance Coverage On July 7, 2018, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed legislation (S.B. 2540) to include behavioral health counseling visits and medication maintenance visits as primary care visits for patient cost-sharing requirements under the provisions of a health plan. The law also amends the Rhode Island Health Care Reform Act of 2004…