Harvard Pilgrim to sell coverage in Conn.; HHS publishes FDASIA framework for health IT;

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> Massachusetts-based Harvard Pilgrim Health Care received a license to sell small and large group plans in Connecticut, the CT Mirror reported. The insurer has no plans to sell exchange coverage. Article

> About 5.4 million U.S. adults gained insurance between September and early March, which overlaps with changes during open enrollment, according to a new Urban Institute survey. Survey

> Humana has picked Brian A. Kane, a Goldman Sachs executive, to replace its retiring chief financial officer starting in June, the Associated Press reported. Article

Health IT News

> A lack of physician engagement is one of the biggest challenges for electronic health record governance efforts, according to a HIMSS Analytics study published this week. Article

> The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, on Thursday, published the long-awaited proposed strategy and recommendations for a health IT risk-based framework mandated by the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act. Article

And Finally... No tacos for Putin. Article