NY to enroll in dual-eligible demonstration, IN gets Medicaid waiver extension;

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> New York is the latest state to enroll in a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services demonstration project that would better coordinate care and cut costs for dual-eligible enrollees. It will use the demonstration to provide better coordinated care to 170,000 Medicare-Medicaid enrollees in New York City and the surrounding areas. Article

> The Obama Administration will allow Indiana to use a program that provides Medicaid coverage to thousands of enrollees with cost sharing and other limitations, but state lawmakers have yet to decide whether to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. Article

> Michigan's late vote on Medicaid expansion means new enrollees won't receive coverage until at least early spring of 2014, costing the state hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds. Article

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> Wahiawa (Hawaii) General Hospital will pay $451,428 to settle False Claims Act allegations stemming from two whistleblower lawsuits, the U.S. Department of Justice announced last week. Article

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> Hawaii hospitals have agreed to share patient data in the online Health eNet system, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. The agreements broaden the exchange of information for communities statewide, according to Christine Sakuda, executive director of the nonprofit Health eNet, which was established in 2006. Article

And finally...9-year-old drives father to hospital. Article

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