FMAP plea; Cutting health costs;

The National Governors Association has sent a letter asking U.S. Senate leadership to get moving and extend through June 2011 the temporary increase in the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage for Medicaid to prevent widespread state budget meltdowns. Letter

What can the health reform law do to cut health spending growth? That's the question debated in a new Health Affairs blog post. Article

Want some ideas for slashing wasteful spending? Download this new whitepaper from Thomson Reuters. Paper

And Finally ... Unicorns? That's about as bad as eating puppies. Article