Uninsured rate at Kentucky hospital down thanks to Medicaid; SCOTUS to discuss King v. Burwell tomorrow;

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> In Kentucky, the number of uninsured patients at the University of Kentucky's Chandler Hospital dropped from about 9 percent to 2.5 percent since July thanks in part to the state's expansion of Medicaid, reports Georgia Health News. Article

> Twelve health insurance executives met with Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell Wednesday to discuss the upcoming enrollment period, reports The Hill. At the meeting, Burwell reiterated how HHS will focus its efforts on delivering a positive experience for enrollees. Article

> The Supreme Court is set to discuss the case of King v. Burwell tomorrow, which could potentially deny people in 36 states from receiving subsidized health insurance, reports Bloomberg. The final announcement can come as soon as Nov. 3. Article

Health Provider News

> Two Virginia hospitals are the first in the country to receive certification in a new program aimed to transform healthcare organizations' approach to managing infection risk. Article

> Isolating the sickest Ebola patients in the first few days they display symptoms may be key to containing the spread of the virus, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Article

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