GOP congressmen vote against repeal of ACA; New Hampshire doctors want to do away with private insurance;

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> The state of Michigan received $489.4 million in funding to improve healthcare under Affordable Care Act from March 2010 through September 2014, according to a new report from the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation. Report

> A new bill, backed by Granite State Physicians for a National Health Program, would grant coverage to every resident of New Hampshire and do away with private carriers, Insurance News Net reported. Article

> With rising healthcare costs, consumers need to shop around the elective medical care market, according to a brief from the Health Care Cost Institute. Brief (.pdf)

> Three Republican Congressmen went against GOP leadership Tuesday by voting against a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Politico reported. Article

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> Despite harsh criticism from doctors' groups following the release of physician payment data last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced that it will continue publication of the information annually. Article

And finally… Guinea pigs weren't always cute little pets. Article