Philadelphia hospitals see falling admissions; 40% of U.K. docs would not recommend their hospital;

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> Members of the Hawaii Senate Health Committee have approved a bill that would examine privatizing some of the state's public hospitals, the Associated Press reported. Article

> Inpatient admissions at hospitals and health systems in Philadelphia continue to fall, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. Article

> In the U.K., about 40 percent of doctors would not recommend their own hospital to friends or family, The Daily Mail reported. Article

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> Insurers planning to sell policies in California's health insurance exchange will have to bid for the opportunity, while other states consider adding requirements for exchange participation. Article

> Health Care Service Corporation, which already agreed to buy Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, now has upped its purchase price for the insurer by nearly $23 million. Article

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