CA's health insurance exchange outpaces all others; OH to begin Medicaid enrollment next month;

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> California's health insurance exchange has led all other exchanges, federal or otherwise, in terms of enrolling people into insurance plans. To date, The New York Times reports it has enrolled some 59,000 individuals into plans, or nearly 60 percent of the nation's total. Article

> Despite litigation over the legality of expanding Ohio's Medicaid program, state officials say that low-income residents can begin enrolling on Dec. 9 for coverage that begins on Jan. 1, according to Fox19 in Cinncinati. Article

> The U.S. Attorney and local Washington, D.C. officials have engaged in an unusual fight over a $7.5 million settlement D.C. paid to its former Medicaid contractor, D.C. Chartered Health Plan, over the termination of its contract two years ago, The Washington Post reports. Article

Provider News

> Severe sepsis mortality rates have significantly declined over the past two decades, according to a new study published in Critical Care Medicine. Article

Healthcare IT News

> The federal IT procurement process is a complex mess in need of a major overhaul, according to David Blumenthal, former National Coordinator for Health IT. Article

And finally...ACA cyberbullying. Article