Report: EHRs, data warehousing, remote medicine raise risk of identity theft; Vermont governor proposed single-payer plan;

> Ohio hospitals want to keep paying fees that help the state increase the federal share of Medicaid funding, as long as the state does not cut Medicaid reimbursements, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Article

> A neurosurgeon sued Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., alleging that it submitted false claims and violated state labor law by retailing after he complained, the Post-Standard reports. Dr. James Holsapple's suit also alleges that he lost his job as quality officer and resident coordinator after he complained. Article

> A report from Deloitte Center for Health Solutions finds that EHRs, data warehousing, home monitoring and remote medicine raise the risk of data fraud and medical identity theft. Issue brief (.pdf)

> Vermont's governor proposed a single-payer plan that would save the state up to $500 million the first year, American Medical News reports. Article

> Although the new healthcare law bans states from shrinking Medicaid rolls, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has exempted Arizona from having to cover non-disabled and non-pregnant adults, Kaiser Health News reports. Article

And Finally... Now all they need is their own show on TLC. Article