Florida's Medicaid expansion versus amputations; eHealth.com struggling;

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> If Florida had expanded Medicaid, diabetics such as Vincent Adderly might have avoided an amputation, the Miami Herald reported. Article

> eHealth.com, the once-robust private health insurance exchange, has been hit hard by the state and federal versions created as part of the Affordable Care Act, Kaiser Health News has reported. Article

> California is seeking permission from the federal government to provide housing for vulnerable homeless people with Medicaid Funds, according to Healthcare Finance News. Article

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> Research has already shown that Magnet hospitals boast better outcomes for patients and nurses, but a new study takes this notion even further, as it found that just the process of applying for the elite status can improve care quality and nurse work environment. Article

Healthcare IT News

> Eighty-four percent of teens get some of their health information from the Internet, and 1 in 4 four say they get "a lot" of their health information online, according to a new study from Northwestern University. Article

And Finally... Hooters waitress donates kidney to customer. Article