House GOP one step closer to suing Obama; ACA program appeals to Medicaid expansion fans;

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> House Republicans have hired D.C. law firm BakerHostetler to provide legal representation to sue President Obama, reports The Hill.  Article

> The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is renewing the paperwork clearance it and states need to set up a new type of health plan aimed at the working poor, according to LifeHealthPro. Article

> Arkansas payers and providers actively participated in the design of both the episodic payment and patient-centered medical home (PCMH) models the state recently implemented, Health Affairs reports. Article

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>VA to issue RFP for new scheduling system. Article

>Notification system shows potential to improve care coordination. Article

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