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> CVS Caremark says healthcare reform changes will benefit its business in 2014, reported Drug Store News. Article

> Out-of-pocket healthcare costs increased more than 25 percent in the first half of 2013, an upward trend that is likely to continue, according to a report from TransUnion Healthcare. Announcement

> The White House on Tuesday asked health insurers to help suppress the controversy over the cancellation of individual market plans under healthcare reform, The Hill's Healthwatch reported. Article

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> When red tape threatens to prevent doctors from providing the care they believe their patients need, some physicians admit that they lie to insurance companies, according to a study published in the October issue of Arthritis and Rheumatism. Article

> One in three adults has changed primary care physicians during the past five years, a recent survey from the American Osteopathic Association found. Article

And Finally... No more sheep in Wool. Article