Hospitals added 4K new jobs in March; One-third of ICU patients experiences depression;

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> Michigan and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will partner to test a new care model for patients enrolled in both Medicaid and Medicare. Announcement

> Hospitals added 4,000 jobs in March, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Table

> One in three intensive care patients experience depression, according to a study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. Study abstract

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>  At 15.6 percent, the uninsured rate has reached the lowest level recorded since 2008, according to a new Gallup poll. Article

> The Department of Defense has been trying to get Congress to increase healthcare premiums for military retirees. After little success, the DOD now hopes to create the right incentives for beneficiaries to achieve savings, reports Federal News Radio. Article

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