Judicial Watch wants Congress to stop participating in D.C.'s small business exchange; Sen. Alexander says ACA will raise federal deficit by $131B;

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> Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority with the intent to stop Congress from its direct participation with the District's small business exchange. Announcement

> Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said the Affordable Care Act would increase the federal deficit by about $131 billion by 2024, reports The Hill. Article

> A subsidiary of Merck & Co will dish out $31 million to various U.S. states to settle a dispute that the company overcharged antidepressants tied to their Medicaid programs, reports Reuters. Article

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> While the health industry is thriving, the digital health revolution has failed, according to Anna McCollister-Slipp, co-founder of Galileo Analytics and member of the judging panel for the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE. Article

> If Congress had not pushed back the deadline for implementing ICD-10 last spring, the United States now would have a specific code for tracking Ebola, according to an infographic from the Coalition for ICD-10 published at HIT Consultant. Article

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