Is the Affordable Care Act working?; Crowdsourcing may be the next big thing in fraud detection;

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> Experts warn that unless Oklahoma expands its Medicaid program, about 122,000 residents with mental health issues will go untreated, reported The Oklahoman. Article

 > A CNN survey of 1,012 adult Americans found more than half say the healthcare reform law has helped either their families or others across the country. However, less than 20 percent say they have personally benefited from the law. Article

> A study of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey patient-centered program has found better care coordination and lower costs, including a 14 percent higher rate in improved diabetes control, 12 percent higher rate in cholesterol management and 4 percent drop in total cost of care. Announcement

Healthcare Anti-Fraud News

> Harnessing the power of crowdsourcing is a fresh idea proposed to supplement tried-and-true methods of identifying health insurance fraud. Article

> States are exploring the use of smart cards to verify Medicaid recipients' identities and foil fraud, according to a opinion piece. Article

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