Users still complain about Maryland exchange problems; Chiropractor faces trial for $10K fraud of Independence Blue Cross;

News From Around the Web:

> Although Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said the state-based exchange is making progress toward fixing technical issues plaguing the website, some users complained of continuing problems affecting enrollment, reported the Washington Post. Article

> A chiropractor in Middletown, Pa., will face trial for allegedly defrauding Independence Blue Cross for almost $10,000 in non-medical massage services, the Courier Times reported. Article

> Anthem Blue Cross leads enrollment in the California exchange, already having secured a 30 percent share of the exchange market, the Los Angeles Times reported. Article

Health Provider News:

> Most hospital executives believe there is a shortage of physicians and nurses in the United States, according to a new survey from AMN Healthcare. Article

> Medicare has identified 95 hospitals where older patients are more likely to suffer significant setbacks during knee and hip replacements and 97 hospitals where patients have the smoothest recoveries. Article

Health IT News:

> New software could improve the process of genetic analysis and help pinpoint disease roots. Article

> A former investigator for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services believes the worst thing a healthcare organization being investigated for fraud or a breach can do is make the investigator wait. Article

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