Tennessee cuts long-term Medicaid; Iowa hospitals contribute $1.4B in community benefits;

> Tennessee cuts Medicaid for some long-term nursing patients, reported Kaiser Health News. Article

> Iowa hospitals contributed $1.4 billion in community benefits last year, according to a new report from the Iowa Hospital Association. Report

> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has changed inpatient rehabilitation payments, the agency announced Thursday. Announcement (.pdf)

And Finally… Getting orangutans to quit smoking. Article