Poll: Rate of uninsured Americans drops; NJ law supports mothers who breast feed;

News From Around The Web

> The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found the uninsured rate in the U.S. dipped to 16.1 percent under President Barack Obama's healthcare expansion, with roughly 2 million to 3 million gaining coverage, the Washington Post reported. Article

> Two New York state hospitals will take their battle for government relief from a new hospital reimbursement rule to federal court, Crain's New York Business reported. Article

> New Jersey has overhauled state regulations requiring hospitals to offer more support to breast feeding mothers, according to NJSpotlight. Article

Health Payer News

> The individual mandate penalty may never provide adequate incentives for young adults to sign up for plans sold on health insurance exchanges, according to a new report from American Action Forum. Article

> UnitedHealth is making more enemies than friends right now as another major organization opposes the insurer's plans to drop 19 percent of its Medicare Advantage network in Connecticut. Article

And finally... See you later. Article