ALSO NOTED: Charlotte, NC-area merger partners still foggy; CO mental health bill slammed; and much more...

> Despite making a commitment to move ahead, participants in a planned merger between Charlotte, NC-area health systems remain foggy on how things will work. Article

> A new Colorado bill which would mandate expanded mental health benefit coverage is taking some nasty shots from business groups, who say some mental health treatments are ineffective or even "spooky." Article

> A South Florida couple has filed a class action suit against Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, on behalf of themselves and all families refused payment for a helmet used to treat a certain skull deformity found in children. Article

And Finally... We must destroy consumer confidence in order to save it. Blog