St. Louis hospital performs weight-loss surgeries for teens; State-level GOP wins may foil health reform;

> The California HealthCare Foundation has announced a $10 million investment fund earmarked for non-profit organizations and companies whose aim is to improve healthcare delivery for underserved populations, reports the San Francisco Times. Article

> Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the first hospital in the St. Louis area to perform bariatric surgery for obese teens, reports the St. Louis Business Journal. Article

> The election of Republican governors in the recent mid-term elections may have more affect on the rollout of healthcare reform than the turnover of the House of Representatives, according to the Los Angeles Times. Article

And finally ... Will work for sausage. Article

Suggested Articles

An ACA public option could lead to lower premiums for commercial plans by sparking more competition, an analysis found.

Centene Corporation posted $95 million in profit for the third quarter of 2019, which skyrocketed from $19 million in the third quarter of 2018.

A KHN investigation found that manufacturers, hospitals, doctors and some patient advocates have put marketing muscle behind 3D mammograms.