SD Medicaid expansion could strain providers; FL governor raises privacy concerns on navigators;

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> Expanding Medicaid eligibility in South Dakota could improve the economy but also could put a strain on the state's providers, according to a new report. Article

> Florida Gov. Rick Scott has raised concerns that navigators could wind up compromising the privacy of individuals they help inform about the Affordable Care Act. Article

> A New York judge has rejected a deal that would close down Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, instead ordering it returned to its prior owners. Article

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> Physicians across the healthcare sector should expect a median salary increase of 2.4 percent next year, but hospital-employed physicians are likely to receive lower raises, according to consulting firm Hay Group's 2013 physician compensation survey. Article

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> A patient room of the future with 3-D printing, handwashing sensors and "life detectors" aren't tools out of some futuristic movie--they're all part of Intermountain Healthcare's new Healthcare Transformation Lab, which launched this week, the 22-hospital health system announced. Article

And finally...Hospital has change of heart on teen transplant candidate. Article

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