Many in Texas, Florida support Medicaid expansion; Why Connecticut should strive to keep Aetna in the state

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> Since 2014, qualified health plans under the Affordable Care Act have shown "slight progress" in ensuring that consumers can easily evaluate their rehabilitation and other therapy coverage choices, though some improvements are needed, according to a new report from the American Occupational Therapy Association. Report

> The majority of Texans and Floridians support Medicaid expansion, according to a new survey from the TMC Health Policy Institute. Report

> Connecticut officials should be worried about the fact that Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini has left the door open for the insurance giant to move its headquarters out of the state, argues an editorial in the Hartford Courant. Editorial

> A new policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation evaluates and array of government surveys that study the number of uninsured individuals in the U.S. Issue brief

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> Three Indiana surgical centers have accused UnitedHealthcare of violating state and federal laws by deducting old overpayments from new bills submitted for patient services, according to the Indiana Business Journal. Article

> The first of two criminal fraud trials against three healthcare executives kicked off this week, representing the government's first crack at demonstrating its new approach to individual accountability, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article

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