3 states demand insurers drop noncompliant plans; 43% of musicians lack insurance;

News From Around the Web:

> Insurers in three states--Virginia, Kentucky and Idaho--must drop health plans that don't meet essential benefits required under the healthcare law and create new plans that do comply with the reform standards, CNN reported. Article

> A new survey from the Future of Music Coalition found 43 percent of musicians don't have any health insurance coverage, making the group "chronically underinsured." Survey

> In a show of partnership with its providers, Inland Empire Health Plan in California has already made its initial payment for the first quarter of 2013 to doctors who are eligible for Medicare increases under the Affordable Care Act, the company said. Announcement

Health Provider News:

> The Office of the Inspector General has concluded MedStar Health's Washington Hospital in Washington, D.C., overbilled Medicare more than $1.06 million in 2010 and 2011. Article

Health IT News:

> Starting with the right kind of data is critical to the success of an accountable care organization (ACO), says Naveen Srabu, product management director for Liaison Healthcare Technologies. Article

> WebMD is adding patient engagement technology with the acquisition of Avado for an undisclosed sum. Article

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