LA tries to convert Medicaid to private insurance model; Radiologists needed desperately in PA;

> Louisiana is trying to find a way to save money and still serve the poor by transferring its Medicaid program to a private insurance model. Article

> Radiologists are in high demand in Pennsylvania, in part due to low reimbursement rates and a high risk of being sued. Article

> Aware that a surprise inspection from the Joint Commission could come any day over the next 13 months, Massachusetts General Hospital is working to be on its toes all the time. Article

> Nashville, Tennessee is taking advantage of a $1.2 million federal grant to extend free health care at walk-in clinics to the homeless. Article

And Finally... Massachusetts city says: pay 42 cents to send a penny, or else. Article

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