Highmark ousts CEO William Winkenwerder; Minnesota is healthiest state for seniors;

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> Highmark President and CEO William Winkenwerder is out after two years at the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania insurer due to leadership issues, reports the Pittsburgh Business Times. David Holmberg, CEO of Highmark's HVHC Inc., will replace him. Article

> Minnesota is the healthiest state in the nation for adults aged 65 and over, according to America's Health Rankings Senior Report, notes Kaiser Health News. The state, which beat out Florida and Hawaii, can attribute its healthy success to high levels of volunteering from its residents. Article

> Single-payer advocates flocked to Capitol Hill this week hoping to accomplish their goal of establishing a "Medicare for all" health system, reports Kaiser Health News. Those in favor of the initiative look to Vermont as a lead example--the state passed legislation in 2011 to create its own single-payer system. Article

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> A retired Department of Veterans Affairs doctor alleged a VA Medical Center in Texas made a practice of asking doctors to change the requested date for imaging exams in order to hide backlogs for these tests. Article

> The Joint Commission has postponed the 2014 implementation of revised diagnostic imaging requirements for hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory care organizations. Article

And Finally... Aliens probably, maybe exist. Article