Employers adopting CDHPs; NY's Medicaid program leads U.S. in spending, but not quality;

> Employers in the U.S. are expecting healthcare cost increases to remain at 6 percent, but plan to adopt CDHPs to control costs nonetheless, according to a new survey by Watson Wyatt and the National Business Group on Health. Article

> A new study has concluded that when Missouri cut back its Medicaid program dramatically in 2005, the fallout may have cost more than the cuts ostensibly saved. Article

> Further evidence that more may not be more: A new study of New York's Medicaid program concluded that while it leads the U.S. in long-term care spending, it doesn't lead in quality. Article

And Finally... OK, how about some heartwarming news for once? Article