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> Under a final rule released Friday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will leave overall Medicare reimbursement rates for kidney dialysis treatment unchanged next year, according to Reuters. Article

> Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) signed up on HealthCare.gov for reform coverage, although he had to restart the process several times over a  four-hour period, the Associated Press reported. Article

> Aetna will acquire United Kingdom-based InterGlobal, which specializes in international private medical insurance for groups and individuals in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe, the insurer announced today. Announcement

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> The use of breast MRI has increased over the last decade, but two studies published online in JAMA Internal Medicine question whether these examinations are being administered appropriately. Article

> Three years after terminating a contract with the largest radiological group in Sacramento, Calif., Sutter Health has decided to buy the business. Article

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