ProJo: My Turn: Kim Keck: Two pandemics, one imperative: Transform health care In Rhode Island

Posted: Jun 27, 2020 at 5:00 PM

In the past three months, Rhode Island has experienced what's possible when we work together across sectors to face dual pandemics — a public-health crisis that arose suddenly and a moral crisis that has lasted for hundreds of years, the perpetuation of institutional racism.

United around a common goal, business, community and government leaders have set aside individual agendas to focus on protecting the health and safety of Rhode Islanders and advancing social justice.

As head of Rhode Island's largest health insurer, I am proud of what we've done to champion policy changes that created immediate access to needed care and removed barriers to treatment of COVID-19.

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