ALSO NOTED: States challenge S-CHIP limits; FL hospitals fight for PIP law; and much more...

> Several states have come together to mount a federal challenge to the Bush administration's refusal to let them expand their S-CHIP programs. Article

> Florida hospital organizations are asking state legislators to extend the state's no-fault personal injury protection law, which will otherwise sunset. Article

> Boston University has begun offering what it calls a "pocket" MBA for physicians who want to improve their management skills and business-side resume. Article

> A Kansas health system has begun asking for substantial upfront payments from some uninsured patients seeking non-emergency care. Article

> Physician usage of Internet-connected smartphones may shoot through the roof in coming years. FierceHealthIT

And Finally...  So how much do you think it's worth?  Article

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