ALSO NOTED: MN health plans post '07 loss; Judge revokes bail for NCFE execs; and much more...

> Minnesota health plans posted a collective loss in 2007, which could mean that their premiums will rise faster in the future. Article

>  A judge has revoked bail for three former executives of National Century Financial Enterprises, who were accused of preparing to flee the country if convicted of pending federal conspiracy, fraud and money laundering charges. Article

> Two Tenet hospitals are in a financial spat with Independence Blue Cross, arguing that the health plan wants to pay them less than it pays comparable hospitals. Article

> Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish has gotten $25 million in state money to build a hospital there. Article

And Finally...  New research suggests that what an expectant mother eats has an impact on the gender of her child. Article