Iowa hospitals seek to block Medicaid managed care; VA hospitals misled on docs' qualifications;

News From Around the Web

> Iowa hospital executives are seeking a court order to block the state's transition of its Medicaid program to private management, according to the Des Moines Register. Article

> Wisconsin and Minnesota Veterans Administration hospitals have misled the public on some of their doctors' qualifications, according to KARE11. Article

> Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has released a new set of medical school core competencies for opioid addiction. Announcement

Health Payer News

> Though there are plenty of reports that chronicle how the Affordable Care Act has lowered the overall number of uninsured Americans, a new analysis breaks down the data state-by-state to show how the healthcare reform law has affected regions differently. Article

> Colorado residents will vote on a proposal for a single-payer, state-sponsored health insurance system, according to an article in the Denver Post. Article

And Finally… She just wanted it more. Article