Minnesota Medicaid program overpaid insurers $207M; Tennessee Blues launches website to educate consumers about rising premiums;

News From Around the Web:

> An audit report has showed that insurers administering parts of Minnesota's Medicaid program were paid almost $207 million more than they should have, leading them to post a 2.4 percent profit on care provided, reported the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Article

> Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee has launched a new website to inform and educate consumers about rising premium costs, the Nashville Business Journal reported. Article

Health Provider News:

> Doctors are uniting in Florida to counter the healthcare consolidation trend, creating a trade association that will voice their concerns to legislators and educate patients. Article

> The National Committee for Quality Assurance has launched a new program to recognize the role of specialists in the patient-centered medical home. Article

Health IT News:

> Hospitals must consider each particular physician when trying to move their doctors to an electronic health record system, according to Daniel Morreale, vice president and CIO at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in New York City. Article

And Finally… Breathprints could be coming to a doctor's office near you. Article