CA's Brown vetoes Medi-Cal asset recovery bill; 21 states sign up kids for Medicaid;

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> California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have prevented asset recovery from the estates of deceased Medi-Cal members, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

> Twenty-one states signed up children for the Medicaid program as part of the Affordable Care Act, according to Kaiser Health News. Article

> John Sheridan, the president of the Cooper University Health Care system in New Jersey was killed in a house fire earlier thias week, ABC News reported. Article

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Rural providers are largely left out of the healthcare industry's shift toward accountability, the Chicago Tribune reported. Article

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> A new bill introduced in the U.S. House would boost accountable care organizations' flexibility to use telehealth and remote patient monitoring and would provide reimbursement for those services "in a manner that is financially equivalent to the furnishing of a home health visit." Article

And finally...The 8,000-calorie breakfast. Article

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