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> A new analysis finds that 17.6 million  Americans have gained coverage since Affordable Care Act provisions took effect, while about 10.5 million uninsured individuals are eligible for marketplace coverage, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced at the Howard University College of Medicine today. Stats

> The Internal Revenue Services reports it processed  $8.2 billion for the advance premium tax credit subsidies provided for the 2014 exchange plan coverage, LifeHealthPro reports. Article

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Two new treatments have arrived to mitigate the effects of congestive heart failure, a growing problem in the United States. But their cost may be prohibitive, according to a new report by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review and the California Technology Assessment Forum. Article

> Two leading hospital groups have asked the National Labor Relations Board to keep a rule in place that excludes jointly employed workers from bargaining unless both of their employers consent to doing so. Article

And finally … It wasn't me; it was my evil twin. Article

 

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