Federal health insurance bureaucracy lets down Peace Corps volunteers; More than half of Americans support 'Medicare for all'

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> Some Peace Corps volunteers who come home with illnesses or injuries have had to wait years to receive adequate medical care as they fight their way through a complicated federal insurance bureaucracy, according to a new report from an internal task force. Report

> The latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll shows that 58 percent of Americans support the idea of a national health plan in which all Americans would get their insurance through an expanded, universal form of health insurance called "Medicare for all." Poll results

> A district court judge has dismissed all claims in the case Eastman v. Quest Diagnostics, in which plaintiffs accused Quest of conspiring with health insurers to eliminate competition in Northern California, JD Supra reports. Article

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> A multi-million dollar project between Michigan and Illinois has moved each state's Medicaid system to the cloud, which could offer better fraud detection mechanisms. Article

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> Nurses at California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles took matters into their own hands when it came to trying to reduce 30-day readmissions. Article

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