Aetna, Texas Health Resources form health plan company; 10 insurers with greatest market share in 2014;

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> Aetna and Texas Health Resources have created a jointly owned health plan company, a partnership they bill as "the first of its kind in North Texas to fully align the incentives and capabilities of a national insurer and major health system." Announcement

> LifeHealthPro takes stock of the 10 health insurers with the greatest market share in 2014, as ranked by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Article

> As of March 2016, 15.5 million fewer adults between ages 18 and 64 were uninsured compared to September 2013, according to new data from the Health Reform Monitoring Survey. Data

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> The American College of Emergency Physicians has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services over emergency reimbursement rules it says run the risk of insufficient payments. Article

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> Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt is continuing his efforts to get health IT companies and investors to invest in the Medicaid program with a visit this week to Silicon Valley. Article

And Finally… Clever squirrel. Article

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