News From Around the Web
> The Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight is pushing back the date when insurers must submit their annual enrollment count reports for the Affordable Care Act's reinsurance program to Dec. 5 at 11:59 p.m., according to an alert on CMS' website. The original date was Nov. 15. A lert
> Get Covered Illinois is gearing up to launch ads, aimed at Millennials, that talk about a different kind of health plan, dubbed "Luck," reports Chicago Business Journal. The tongue-in-cheek ad touts a plan has no paperwork, no premiums and no real benefits. The tagline: "You'll be OK. Probably." Watch the video
> A judge on the 1st U.S. Court of Appeals rejected Gov. Paul LePage's (Maine-R) 2012 proposal to cut non-disabled 19- and 20-year-olds from the state's Medicaid program to help balance the budget, reports Reuters. Article
> National Nurses United called on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to implement safety requirements to shield healthcare workers from the deadly Ebola virus. Article
> Despite widespread concerns over a potential physician shortage within the healthcare system, many healthcare experts and economists say the medical community exaggerates the scope of the problem, National Public Radio reports. Article
And finally … Our new FierceHealthPayer senior editor documents his first day at work. Video.