Health reform repeal could send premiums up, bankrupt insurers; MRI accident leads to malpractice lawsuit;

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> Since insurers have invested so heavily in the Affordable Care Act, a repeal would cost them a great deal of money, causing premiums to skyrocket or, worst-case scenario, insurers to go bankrupt, USA Today reported. Article

> Aetna is making it easier for members who were displaced from their homes in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina and South Carolina by a recent severe winter storm to refill prescriptions and access employee assistance, student assistance and behavioral health programs. Announcement

> Consumer awareness of Connect for Health Colorado tripled between April and December, thanks to marketing efforts, including television, radio, newspaper and Facebook ads, plus free publicity, LifeHealthPro reported. Article

Medical Imaging News

> An accident involving an MRI unit, a metal walker, and a 79-year-old stroke victim is the basis for a malpractice suit in New York. Article

> A new kind of whole-body diffusion-weighted MRI scan can help doctors better treat myeloma--one of the more common forms of blood cancer--according to a study in Radiology. Article

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