Public thinks politics will play into King v. Burwell verdict; scrutiny of Missouri Medicaid threatens expansion efforts;

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> If Florida loses its Low Income Pool funding because it refuses to expand Medicaid, Gov. Rick Scott (R) will look to profit sharing, according to the Miami Herald. The Obama administration is pressuring the state to expand insurance as opposed to retroactively reimbursing hospitals for providing care to uninsured residents. Article

> Only 10 percent of respondents to an Associated Press poll think the Supreme Court will keep politics and personal opinions out of the King v. Burwell verdict. Only 13 percent of respondents are closely following the case. Article

> A recent audit of Missouri's Medicaid program may threaten efforts to expand the program in that state, Kaiser Health News reported. The audit found that Medicaid improperly billed the federal government $34 million and failed to collect rebates from drug manufacturers. Article

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> While many workplaces embrace the dressed-down tradition of "casual Friday," Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth, an affiliate of the Boston medical center, decided to give its employees a break from a different occupational annoyance--email overload. Article

And finally … Have another cup of coffee. It's good for you. Article