Nevada governor privatizes some Medicaid services; Millions of insured still avoid some care due to costs;

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> Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a bill that would privatize Medicaid services for aged, blind and disabled enrollees, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has reported. Article

> Despite the Affordable Care Act providing insurance coverage for millions of Americans, many put off medical care due to high out-of-pocket costs, WABE has reported. Article

> Enrollees in health plans grandfathered in under the Affordable Care Act sometimes don't receive ACA-mandated benefits, such as contraceptives, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

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> ;Hospitals must address environmental factors that leave many patients at risk of long-term damage from post-hospital syndrome and delirium, according to a column in Forbes. Article

Healthcare IT News

> Federal policies when it comes to broadband deployment should address needs and opportunities for specific services and uses, especially when it comes to healthcare delivery, the American Telemedicine Association writes in a letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Article

And Finally... Airplane passenger legally changes name to avoid fee. Article