ALSO NOTED: Cerner shares drop ahead of meeting; Haddad out in Boston; and much more...

> Chutes & Ladders: The CEO of Boston's Catholic healthcare system is leaving, after reports this week that he harassed a number of employees. Article

> The Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report writes that starting in 2007, Medicare Part D plans will no longer be able to co-brand with outside organizations. The news appears to affect UnitedHealth, which offers a co-branded plan with the giant AARP. Article

> Shares of health IT software specialist Cerner are off more than 5 percent in advance of the company's annual shareholder meeting Friday. Article

> Chutes & Ladders: SureScripts named Bruce Fried, Mark Frisse, M.D., and John Glaser, P.H.D. to its board. Release

> The University of Miami announced plans to build a new 14-floor, $460 million hospital. Article

And Finally... Expect lobbying to reach (or sink to) levels never before seen, as Massachusetts interest groups wrangle to get the best deals under the state's new insurance law, the Boston Globe reports. Article