ALSO NOTED: Big payday for BCBS of MA head; More hospital smoke-outs; and much more...

> Despite the fact that he's still on the payroll, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts got $16.4 million in retirement benefits last year to chief executive William Van Faasen. Article

> More hospitals join no-smoking craze, some in Tampa Bay (FL) (article) and some in western NY (article).

> So, do you really know what a personal health record is? Does anyone? FierceHealthIT

> A group of Ohio hospitals continue to wrangle over the dissolution of their alliance. Article

And Finally... Nobody can tell a whopper like John "Johnny Liar" Graham...but many tried. Article