Hawaii businesses blocked from federal subsidies; Missouri insures must cover eating disorder treatments;

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> Hawaii businesses that have yet to sign up for Affordable Care Act health plans may not be able to receive federal subsidies until state officials--who are working with insurers and federal officials--implement a determination system, reports Pacific Business News. Article

> Missouri will be the first state that requires health insurers to clarify the types of eating disorder treatments they cover, reports the AP. Insurers must soon cover "medically necessary" mental and physical treatment of eating disorders provided by licensed experts. Article

> Thirty-five counties in California made moves last week to grant healthcare coverage to illegal immigrants, reports the Los Angeles Times. Individuals will receive primary medical coverage. Article

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> In the midst of disaster, hospitals often serve as a refuge, a place of comfort for those in need of care or shelter. But even hospitals aren't immune to chaos, as electronic health record systems, network connections and even whole power grids can be rendered useless in the blink of an eye. Article

> The proliferation of Internet-connected devices is changing healthcare delivery, said panelists at last week's 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. And there's much more disruptive tech in the industry's future. Article

And finally … Maybe the kangaroo thinks it's a goat. Article