Fight over hep C drug; Results in on capitated demo;

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> The tussle over the cost of the Sovaldi hepatitis C medication may prevent yet another segment of the population from being treated--people who are enrolled in opioid treatment programs, according to the Wall Street JounralArticle

> As of June 2014, just over 66,000 beneficiaries were enrolled in a capitated demonstration health plan in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Virginia, with enrollment to follow in other states through early 2015, reports the Kaiser Family Foundation. At this early stage of implementation, some initial insights about the demonstrations are beginning to emerge. Article

> Robert Galvin, CEO of Equity Healthcare, says the 2010 Affordable Care Act has made employers more engaged in health benefits while encouraging their workers to be savvier healthcare consumers, notes Kaiser Health NewsArticle

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> Hospitals must do a better job screening for antibiotic-resistant superbugs or face potentially deadly consequences. Article

> A Veterans Affairs hospital destroyed by Hurricane Katrina will rebuild to safeguard against future natural disasters, flipping the typical floor plan upside down. Article

And finally ... Now we know what congressmen do on their vacations. Article