States have done little to address organ shortage; Tennessee attorney general says lawmaker health costs are not secret;

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> Efforts at the state level have done little to curb the chronic shortage of vital organs available for transplant, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Study abstract

> "Smart" medical homes that would include wearable devices such as glucose monitors could cut healthcare costs significantly, Healthcare IT News reported. Article

> The Tennessee attorney general has ruled that the healthcare costs for state lawmakers is not private data and should be made public, the Nashville Tennessean reported. Article

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> The growing trend of provider-sponsored insurance plans helps drive needed change within the healthcare industry post-Affordable Care Act, according to a new report from Standard & Poor's. Article

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> If proposed legislation is your bag, then ICD-10 truly is the gift that keeps on giving. The latest example comes in the form of H.R. 2652, also known as the Protecting Patients and Physicians Against Coding Act of 2015, introduced June 4 by Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.). The bill seeks to provide a grace period of two years for providers set to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 this October. Article

And finally... 420 stones removed from a single kidney. Article