GOP: Payer data shows 67% of premiums paid; Medicare overpaid millions for Part C enrollees;

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> House Republicans on Wednesday said data from insurance companies show only 67 percent of people covered under the Affordable Care Act have paid their first month's premium, The Hill's Healthwatch reported. Article

> A California Senate committee supports expanding health coverage to low-income people in the country illegally, the Los Angeles Times reported. Article

> A Medicare advisory panel objects the coverage of annual low-dose CT lung cancer screening for high-risk patients because evidence doesn't show benefits outweigh harms, according to MedPage Today. Article

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> Negotiating disputed overbillings is a vital skill for program integrity professionals, and experts say negotiators who strike the best deals follow rules everyone can practice. Article

> Medicare overpaid more than $26 million to Medicare Advantage organizations between 2010 and 2012 for 1,591 people not lawfully-present in the United States, according to an Office of Inspector General performance audit report. Article

And Finally... Bad things happen in threes. Article