ALSO NOTED: UnitedHealth buys Sierra; State Farm sues FL hospital system; and much more...

> UnitedHealth Group has agreed to acquire Las Vegas-based Sierra Health Services, a health benefits and services provider. Article

> Much ado over medical pricing in Florida, where State Farm is suing the state's largest hospital system over claims that its prices are "highly inflated." Article

> Maryland officials have filed a bill which would create a state-level authority supervising the failing charity hospital in Prince George's county. Article

> A new measure circulating in the House could make it simpler for doctors to relocate in rural or low-income areas. Article

And Finally... It seems here's no need to hang up that cell phone after all. Article