Hawaiian insurance provider liquidation affects hundreds of employer groups, Cigna's new online tool aims to make dental choices easier

> The liquidation of a Hawaiian insurance provider means 420 employer groups have just 30 days to find new coverage, the Honolulu Civil Beat reports. Article

> Cigna has new online and mobile tools that help its members to make more informed decisions about choosing a dentist and budgeting for dental expenses. Announcement

> On Friday, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law his plan to keep the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion plan. He also asked his fellow Republicans to cease their efforts to defund the program, according to the Associated Press. Article

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> Hospitals in Chicago will try to reduce their costs by providing apartments to homeless people who frequently use their emergency departments. Article

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> One healthcare leader says physicians have only themselves to blame for poor payment models designed by payers and government regulators--and it's time for physicians to take the lead in developing value-based solutions that work for medical practices. Article

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