CEO steps down after Parkinson's diagnosis; VA secretary defends his work;

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> John Dubis, CEO of Kentucky's St. Elizabeth Healthcare, is stepping down after recently being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier. Article

> In an appearance on "Meet the Press" on Sunday, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said his department has made progress during his seven months in charge, the Washington Post reported. Article

> The federal government plans to grade nursing homes on a tougher scale after facing criticism, Medpage Today reported. Article

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> Due to a number of factors--a last-minute surge in sign-ups, technical glitches and tax penalties--some state-run insurance exchanges, as well as Healthcare.gov, are extending their enrollment deadline. Article

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> Healthcare prices appear poised to resume their troubling rise, but hospital prices aren't part of that trend, according to new data from the Altarum Institute. Article

And Finally… You win this time, Florida. Article

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