MLR rules more manageable than expected; Uncompensated care soars at Kansas hospitals;

> Financial analysts say that the medical loss ratio regulations released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services were actually more favorable than initially thought, the Associated Press reports. Article 

> California-based hospital operator Prime Healthcare purchased Alvarado Hospital Medical Center in San Diego for an undisclosed sum, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. Article

> Uncompensated care in Kansas is soaring, driven by many people who have lost their jobs, notes the Kansas Health Institute. Article 

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