HHS tells 300K consumers to submit citizenship docs; Washington insurers can receive payment directly from consumers; Medicaid enrollment still growing

News From Around the Web

> The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is warning about 310,000 consumers that they must submit their citizenship and immigration documents or they'll lose their insurance coverage effective Sept. 30, reported The Hill's Healthwatch. Article

> Washington state insurers can receive payment directly from consumers if the health insurance exchange isn't working properly, the CEO of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange said, reported the Puget Sound Business Journal. Article

> Medicaid enrollment continues to grow, even in states that aren't expanding the program under the ACA, according to a recent report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Report (.pdf)

Health Provider News

> Despite the controversy over whether two Americans who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia should receive treatment in the United States, the CEO of Emory University Hospital said the facility would accept them. Article

> A Maryland medical center made substantial progress cutting costs and admissions, making it a central hub of the effort to revamp healthcare in the Old Line State. Article

Health IT News

> Health IT and analytics are "underdeveloped" when it comes to managing patients with complex, high-cost conditions, according to researchers from Boston-based Partners HealthCare and the Commonwealth Fund. Article

> There will be 100 million eVisits globally this year, potentially saving more than $5 billion, according to a new Deloitte report. That's a growth rate of 400 percent over 2012 levels. Article

> And finally … Anyone want a bridge? Article