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> The U.S. healthcare system could save about $213 billion annually in administration and insurance costs if it had a single-payer system, D Healthcare Daily reported. Article

> The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is defending its state-based regulation, according to Insurance News Net, after some federal officials and global regulators sought "unprecedented authority" over U.S. insurance markets. Article

> To celebrate 75 years in business, Wellmark will award $7,500 to 10 projects that demonstrate a long-lasting affect on improving overall community health and wellness, reported the Yankton Daily Press. Article

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> The fact that healthcare policy makers are shifting payment methods for medical services from a fee-for-service model to one based on care accountability could leave radiologists in an untenable position going forward, according to a viewpoint article published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Article

> A program to increase cancer screening rates in Canada by providing financial incentives to primary care physicians has had little effect on those screening rates, according to a study published in the July/August issue of the Annals of Family Medicine. Article

And Finally... Now selfies have invaded breakfast. Article