Insurer Tennessee may get a second chance; Vermont governor tells exchange to shape up or ship out;

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> Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently teamed with Guthrie Medical Group primary care physician practices to launch a patient-centered medical home program. Announcement

> Insure Tennessee may not be dead. A Senate Health and Welfare Subcommittee on TennCare recommended a bill Monday that would bring back the proposal, reported the Tennessean. The bill includes making changes to the program, which involve incorporating provisions "substantially similar" to Medicaid expansion plans in Indiana. Article

> After a somewhat disastrous first open enrollment period, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) is giving the state's exchange, Vermont Health Connect, until August to get its act together and function properly, reported Healthcare Payer News. Otherwise, the state will switch to's platform. Article

Health IT News

> Three new hubs have been chosen by the National Institutes of Health to create new tools to improve patient care. Article

> Clinical queries to capture experiences and insights from physicians can help make them smarter, and growing use of electronic health records and big data now makes that possible. Article

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