Judge lets some claims move forward in data breach suit against Anthem; Oscar makes little headway on California exchange

> U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh of the Northern District of California has allowed some claims to proceed and dismissed others in the multidistrict lawsuit against Anthem tied to the insurer's massive data breach last year, Reuters reports. Article

> Covered California has released its latest data on enrollment through the state health insurance exchange. Blue Shield of California, Anthem Blue Cross of California and Kaiser Permanente were the top three, accounting for 28 percent, 25 percent and 24 percent of plan selections, respectively. But newcomer Oscar accounted for less than 1 percent of plan selections, with just 2,067. Data

> Recent guidance from federal regulatory agencies has indicated that in some cases, colleges and universities' practice of subsidizing health plans for student employees may not comply with provisions of the Affordable Care Act, and thus may subject them to penalties under the law, according to JD Supra. Article

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> Project ECHO has taken on a new challenge: to help primary care teams improve care and lower costs of so-called "superuser" patients, according to NEJM Catalyst. Article

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> Healthcare app reviews aren't trustworthy for patients or caregivers, and consumers are best off relying on personal and clinical judgment when choosing an app to use, according to a new study. Article

And finally… Proof that age is just a number. Article

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