BJC Healthcare to be excluded from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield's provider network; 42% of Californians disapprove of ACA;

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> Rep. Robert Hurt (R-Va.) recently proposed legislation that would allow consumers to remove their profiles from, reports The Hill. Hurt states this will improve the privacy for those who created a profile yet chose to not purchase a plan. Article

> A spokeswoman from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield said Tuesday that the insurer will exclude BJC Healthcare, St. Louis's largest employer, from the provider network, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The health system comprises of 12 hospitals. Article

> Forty-two percent of Californians view the healthcare reform law in a negative light, according to a report released Tuesday. While Democrats mostly are on board with the Affordable Care Act, 80 percent of Republicans oppose it. Report

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> Employee wellness must be a top priority among healthcare leaders, and they can take inspiration from an unlikely source: Google, according to a MedPageToday blog post. Article

> As healthcare shifts from fee-for-service to value-based care, federal policy will soon reflect new incentives focused on population health management tools and efforts, Ron Greeno, M.D., executive vice president of strategy and innovation at Cogent Healthcare, told Becker's Hospital Review. Article

And finally … Sometimes, dogs resemble croissants. Article