Indiana cutting low-income insurance rolls; ME company misses deadline on Medicaid reform report;

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> With tighter income guidelines going into effect, Indiana plans to cut the rolls for its low-income insurance program by one-third by the end of the year, according to IndyStar. Those current enrollees in the Healthy Indiana program have the option to receive coverage through the state's health insurance exchange, but likely at a higher out-of-pocket cost. Article

> A company whose founder has close ties to Maine Gov. Paul LePage has missed its first deadline for submitting a report on how to reform the state's Medicaid program, drawing criticism, Bangor Daily News reports. Article

> Developmentally disabled children in Kansas are being moved into Medicaid managed care, raising concerns among their families that the care they receive will deteriorate, according to Kaiser Health News. Article

Provider News

> Despite a recent report that there are fewer jobs for nurses in hospitals, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has good news for students graduating this May from entry-level bachelor's and master's nursing programs: New data shows they are much more likely to receive a job offer upon graduation than any other field. Article

Healthcare IT News

> An opinion piece in the Annals of Internal Medicine compares the act of improperly using electronic health records (EHRs) to texting while driving. "As when driving, physicians need to be alert to environmental cues and unexpected turns," the authors, two physicians, write. Article

And finally...Walmart selling "destroy capitalism" prints. Article