More than 100 HIV cases in southeastern Indiana; University Hospitals to buy 4.5 acres for new campus;

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> Amid an Indiana HIV outbreak that led the state to declare a state of emergency, more than 100 people in the southeastern part of the state have tested positive for the virus, according to the Los Angeles Times. Article

> University Hospitals of Cleveland will buy nearly 4.5 acres to begin development of an 11-acre campus in the city's Midtown area, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Article

> A group of professors in Boston says organizations could use mathematical algorithms to cut the time it takes to develop hospital crisis plans, according to the Boston Herald. Article

Health Payer News

> When it comes to selecting Medicare plans, star ratings have little impact on seniors' decisions. Instead, they tend to focus more on the brand's familiarity and track record, according to a recent survey from HealthPocket. Article

> By expanding access to health insurance, the Affordable Care Act has shifted consumers' questions about coverage from affordability to access, according to a new report from Georgetown University's Center on Health Insurance Reforms. Article

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