Americans still don't understand the ACA; Humana to use Apple's HealthKit;

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> A majority of Americans who regularly follow the news and stay informed on political matters are still confused by the Affordable Care Act, according to a recent poll issued by the Associated Press and GfK. Article

> Humana announced Monday its plans to fully integrate with Apple's HealthKit with HumanaVitality, the insurer's consumer health app. Announcement

> With November elections just around the corner, control of the Senate is up for grabs, reports the Los Angeles Times. One of the main topics of debate: the Affordable Care Act. Article

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> A new bill introduced in the U.S. House would boost accountable care organizations' flexibility to use telehealth and remote patient monitoring and would provide reimbursement for those services "in a manner that is financially equivalent to the furnishing of a home health visit." Article

> Electronically recording and tracking the fingerprints of infants and toddlers holds the potential to improve the volume and accuracy of immunization coverage, according to a Michigan State University study. Article

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