Medicaid, CHIP enrollment reaches 10M; Blue Shield of California and Sutter Health announce agreement;

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> As of November 2014, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program enrollment has reached more than 10 million, a 17.5 percent increase over the monthly average from July through September 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today. Announcement

> Blue Shield of California announced a two-year agreement with Sutter Health, which will provide members access to Sutter Health providers and facilities. Announcement

> Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) along with two other GOP members, will work to develop a strategy should the Supreme Court rule in favor of the plaintiffs in the upcoming King v. Burwell case, reported Politico. Article

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> Home telemonitoring failed to significantly save money over usual care among older adults with multiple chronic conditions, according to a study published in Telemedicine and e-Health. Article

> In light of a report that might violate consumers' privacy rights by giving their personal data to third-party sites, lawmakers wrote a letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell requesting information about the safety and security of the site. Article

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