Sebelius reaches out to new governors for reform support; MedPAC warns of HMO-like backlash to ACOs;

> Texas faces a precipitous funding drop for Medicaid in late 2011, based in part on changes in its funding formula and the drying up of stimulus funds, reports Kaiser Health News. Article

> Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is reaching out to Republican governors to ensure reform is enacted at the state level, reports Politico. Article

> MedPAC warns of a potential "HMO-like" backlash to ACOs, according to Becker's Hospital Review. Article

And finally ... Dying? There's an app for that. Article

Suggested Articles

Humana has added additional providers to its orthopedic bundled payment models, the company announced. 

States that spend more on primary care have better outcomes, including fewer hospitalizations and emergency department visits, says a new study.

Technology company Philips has acquired Boston-based startup Medumo, the developer of patient navigation and engagement solutions.