Study suggests opinions on health law highly malleable; New Yorkers less likely to use hospice;

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> A new Kaiser Family Foundation study indicates that the public's opinion on the Affordable Care Act can be easily swayed depending on how information is presented, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

> Cultural differences between New Yorkers and other Americans mean the former are less likely to use hospice services, WNYC reported. Article

Provider News

> The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday announced the second round of grants as part of its State Innovation Models Initiative, awarding a total of more than $665 million to be split among 28 states, three territories and the District of Columbia. Article

> Joan Rivers' death earlier this year has raised some questions about the safety of outpatient surgery centers, Kaiser Health News reported. Article

Health IT News

> Could another ICD-10 delay pass Congress as early as next week? That's one of the scenarios outlined in an article at the Journal of the American Health Information Management Association. Article

And Finally... Man with no use of arms facing NJ gun charge. Article


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