Utah Medicaid breach worse than first thought; Gingrich healthcare think tank goes bankrupt;

> The Utah Medicaid breach we told you about last week appears to be worse than initially thought; information was stolen from 182,000 Medicaid  and Children's Health Insurance Program beneficiaries, the Associated Press reports. Overall, 25,000 Social Security numbers were compromised. Article

> Newt Ginrich's Center for Health Transformation, a healthcare policy think tank and consulting firm that touted the use of private-sector solutions to help ease costs, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last week, the Washington Post reports. The center owes between $1 million and $10 million to between 50 and 99 creditors, but only has $100,000 in assets. Article

> A new interactive map created by geographic data firm Esri outlines primary care needs for every county in the U.S., the Washington Post reports. According to the map, many areas in the Midwest have scarce access to primary care physicians. Post

And Finally... Help! My burger is gross! Article

Suggested Articles

The COVID-19 pandemic is driving enormous demand for virtual mental health care services. Here is how much utilization has increased during COVID-19.

Ambulatory EHR provider NextGen Healthcare saw its quarterly revenue grew 4% to $140 million and earnings topped Wall Street projections.

Blue Cross NC is launching two new digital programs targeting smoking cessation and Type 2 diabetes management next month at no cost to members.