Medicaid ACO demo delayed; Supermarket chain branches into healthcare;

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> Lack of money has delayed a national demonstration for a Medicaid accountable care organization that focuses on children, despite the fact it's called for in the Affordable Care Act, according to MedPage TodayArticle

> The St. Louis Schnucks supermarket chain is branching into healthcare by opening its first infusion solutions facility to treat acute and chronic conditions, the AP reports. Article

> A Superior Court panel upheld a nearly $14.2 million judgment against UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh, affirming Allegheny County's largest medical malpractice award in at least the past 13 years, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Article

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> Legislation that requires more federal officials to buy insurance through the health exchanges would add $978 million to the deficit during the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Article

> Mental health coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act may strain the mental health system, The (Wilmington,Del.) News Journal reported. Article

And Finally…He's there for the wings. Article

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