Harvard Pilgrim to expand New Hampshire hospital choices; Experts urge Medicare to approve lung cancer screenings;

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> Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.) recently signed Rep. Kevin Pearson's (R) bill that will require navigators have licensing and registration with the state's commissioner of insurance, reports Insurance Journal.

> Massachusetts-based Harvard Pilgrim Health Care announced Monday that it plans to include all New Hampshire hospitals on its list of providers offered via HealthCare.gov, according to the Union Leader. The insurer has contracts with 24 of the 26 hospitals and is negotiating with the remaining two. Article

> Two physician leaders called on Medicare officials to approve lung cancer screening for beneficiaries, a procedure that could save about 14,000 lives each year, reports the Wall Street Journal. Nearly 70 percent of those with lung cancer are Medicare beneficiaries. Article

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> Scientists at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center are reporting that a new tumor-targeting agent can find dozens of solid tumors and illuminate brain cancer stem cells that are resistant to current treatments. Article

> Why are too many mammograms being performed and too few colonoscopies? That was the question asked by researchers at the recent annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology. Article

And Finally... Cuteness overload. Article