ALSO NOTED: CalPERS cuts $225M deal with BC of California; D.C. retail clinic operator plans area expansion; and much more...

> The California Public Employees Retirement System, usually known as CalPERS, has agreed to pay Blue Cross of California $225 million over three years to run its self-funded PPO plans. Article

> A D.C.-based retail clinic operator with an unusual approach to the business has set plans to open clinics across the region over the next 12 months. Article

> Here's how Dayton-area hospitals are pumping up their physician recruitment efforts. Article

> Hospitals in Denver are on board with the national trend of adding more private beds to their facilities. (Seems double-beds are going the way of the dodo bird.) Article

And Finally...  The new "heart bra" may change the way clinicians treat heart failure. Article

Suggested Articles

The profit margins and management of Community Health Group raise questions about oversight of managed care insurers.

Financial experts are warning practices about the pitfalls of promoting medical credit cards to their patients.

A proposed rule issued by HHS on Tuesday would expand short-term coverage, a move Seema Verma said will have "virtually no impact" on ACA premiums.