BCBS of Michigan gives CEO a raise despite earnings loss; Obama visits Milwaukee to tout enrollment success

> Though Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan reported a $68 million loss for 2015, its CEO, Daniel Loepp, earned $9 million in total compensation for 2015, up from $7.4 million in 2014, the Detroit Free Press reports. Article

> In a visit to Milwaukee today, President Barack Obama will tout the city's success in signing up residents for health insurance, as it won a national contest by enrolling 38,000 out of 51,000 eligible uninsured Milwaukee-area individuals, the Associated Press reports. Article

> The Arizona House passed a measure to restore state-sponsored health insurance coverage for low-income children through the KidsCare program, according to the Associated Press. Article

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> Healthcare organizations face about one cyberattack per month and are still struggling to find effective strategies to keep systems secure, according to new research from the Ponemon Institute. Article

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> A study that compared preventable hospital admissions independently identified by both physicians and the standardized Prevention Quality Indicator showed a level of agreement "no different than what would be expected by chance," according to an article in Medscape Medical News. Article

And finally… A considerable improvement. Article

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