Calif. dual-eligibles program rife with confusion; Illinois Medicaid recipients restricted on hepatitis drug;

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> A program to move California's dual-eligible seniors into managed care has been rife with errors, confusion and other issues that have placed a cloud over the initiative, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

> Restrictions on which Medicaid recipients in Illinois will receive pricey new drugs that wipe out Hepatitis C have drawn criticism, the Chicago Tribune reported. Article

> Faith ministries, which offer a form of insurance coverage to the religious, continue to grow in influence in the U.S. among devout Christians, although whether coverage is guaranteed is another matter altogether, according to the Charlotte Observer. Article

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> Although nearly three-quarters of medical and service managers are women, only 18 percent of hospital CEOs are female, according to an infographic created by Norwich University's Master of Science in Nursing online program. Article

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> The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health have proposed new rules for clinical trials that clarify requirements for registering the trials and submitting trial results online at ClinicalTrials.gov. Article

And finally... Women facing theft charges tries to escape hospital room through ceiling. Article

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