Nearly 1 in 10 children hospitalized for mental health condition; Anti-inflammatory pain relievers could fight superbugs;

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> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued an interim final rule extending the low-volume payment adjustment and Medicare-Dependent Hospital program under the inpatient prospective payment system rule for six months. Rule (.pdf)

> Nearly 10 percent of children are hospitalized with a mental health condition as their primary diagnosis, according to Medical Xpress. Article

> Common anti-inflammatory pain relievers could safeguard against superbugs, according to research published in Chemistry & Biology. Study abstract

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> So-called churning--where eligibility changes will occur between Medicaid and health insurance exchanges--is likely to be a major challenge in every state as Affordable Care Act implementation continues, a recent study finds. Article

> Health insurance status plays a major role in consumer satisfaction with the U.S. healthcare system, according to a Gallup poll conducted mid-March and released today. Article

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