Uninsured rate for Latinos drops; Healthcare reform costs $73 billion;

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> The uninsured rate for Latinos ages 19 to 64 fell from 36 percent to 23 percent between summer 2013 and spring 2014, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund. Report

> Three Michigan Democrats, Senator Rebekah Warren and Representatives Pam Faris and Sarah Roberts, recently introduced legislation to require for all insurers who offer group and individual plans also offer the option to purchase abortion service coverage, reports Insurance News Net. Article

> Healthcare reform and EHR implementation has cost the government $73 billion, reports Bloomberg Government. Part of that cost goes toward the upkeep of the botched HealthCare.gov site. Article

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>  Starting next year, records from CVS pharmacies and the chain's Minute Clinics will be integrated with electronic medical records from MedStar Health's 10 hospitals and 4,000 doctors in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Article

> Electronic health records are too variable to be reliable or authentic and should be tested before being used in evidentiary proceedings, according to an article in the Ava Maria Law Review, a publication of the Naples-Florida-based Ava Maria School of Law. Article

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