Medicaid re-enrollment rules costing states money; Indianapolis hospital floats $703M bond offering;

> A new study suggests that state laws requiring frequent Medicaid eligibility proof are actually costing more than they save. Article

> Wishard Health Services in Indianapolis has set plans to float as much as $703 million in public bonds to build a new $754 million campus. Article

> In yet another sign that the bond market is coming slowly to life, the Clark County (IN) Council has approved a $52 million bond agreement with Clark Memorial  Hospital allowing it to sell bonds for the value of the property, then pay the sum back over time. Article

> The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a series of indictments in insurance fraud scheme that exposed private patient hospital data and may have jacked up automobile insurance premiums across the state of New York. Article

And Finally... Without a doubt, this has got to be the most expensive package of cigarettes in history. Article

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