ALSO NOTED: MI seeks Medicaid funds from estates; Price shopping schemes face roadblocks; and much more...

> A new Michigan bill would allow the state to recoup costs from the estates of Medicaid recipients after their death. Article

> According to one analysis, schemes which encourage patients to shop based on healthcare prices face some serious roadblocks. Blog

> Hospitals in one Boston suburb are fighting a brutal battle for the upper hand, with each fighting to give their new outpatient care facilities an edge. Article

> Massachusetts health reforms are driving a stampede of new patients into community clinics there. Article

And Finally...  Here's a record I won't be trying to beat anytime soon. Article