Uninsured drop rate lowest since 1970s; Wyoming to model Medicaid program after Indiana;

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> In the second quarter of 2014, the uninsured rate stood at 11.3 percent, down from 13.1 percent in the first quarter, according to the Council of Economic Advisers. That's the biggest drop of any time period since the early 1970s. Statement

> The Competitive Enterprise Institute announced Tuesday that it's suing the Department of Health and Human Services over the validity of Affordable Care Act subsidies, reported The Hill. Article

> After Wyoming's Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee rejects Gov. Matt Mead's (R) Medicaid proposal earlier this month, legislators hope to model the state's Medicaid program after a version in Indiana, according to the Washington Post. Article

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> The use of prefabricated elements in the construction of a hospital in the Rocky Mountains saved millions of dollars, according to a new study by the University of Colorado. Article

> Even as the economic recovery and the ACA continue to take hold in much of the U.S., non-profit hospitals still face a pinched fiscal climate. Article

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