beefs up call center staff; Pennsylvania ditches Healthy PA for Medicaid expansion;

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> has hired 40 percent more call center representatives in response to anticipated demand with less than a week to go before the Feb. 15 enrollment deadline for Affordable Care Act health plans, according to The Hill. Article

> In the wake of the Anthem security breach, Highmark Chief Information Security Officer Omar Khawaja told CBS Pittsburgh that the insurer is doing its best to keep pace with increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. Article

> Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) has announced that the state will transition to "simple, traditional" Medicaid expansion and away from the Healthy PA plan of former Gov. Tom Corbett (R). Wolf cited complications, glitches and backlogs in the Healthy PA application process as reasons for the switch. Statement

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> A study from Vanderbilt University further suggests that mapping codes between ICD-9 and ICD-10 could be a problem. Article

> As more people turn to the Internet to search for health information, Google is trying to redefine what they will see when using its search engine. In partnership with Mayo Clinic, the technology giant is looking for a way to present that information in a better format and more accurately. Article

And finally … A robot who does the laundry. Just in time for Valentine's Day. Article