Pay-for-performance for tobacco quitline referrals; WI needs more physicians;

> A study finds that pay-for-performance may be a good way to get clinics to refer more patients to tobacco quit lines. Article

> Wisconsin needs more physicians, and they have launched an aggressive campaign to try to recruit them into their state, including a new website with job listings. Article

> Florida tried to reform their Medicaid program to give enrollees more choices, but a Kaiser Family Foundation study found that nearly one-third of the affected people didn't know they had new choices. Article

> A new report points out how fuzzy the concept of "community benefit" is for non-profit hospitals, and also indicates that one of the most problematic areas can be deciding where bad debt and unpaid Medicare fit in. Article

And Finally... Apparently, sometimes putting on weight can be a good thing. Article