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> More elderly seek treatment in ERs. Article

> Surgery tied to economic status. Article

> More Americans delay healthcare because of expense. Article

> Health insurance lags most in the Southwest, only 18% of children covered. Article

> Horizon BlueCross considers becoming for profit, again. Story

> PWC identifies need for new healthcare payment models. Report

And finally… More employees were rewarded for following wellness programs (don't eat that cookie).  Article, Study