Vermont questions Gruber single-payer plan; Indiana picks managed care plans;

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> Vermont lawmakers question Gov. Peter Shumlin's (D.) single-payer financing plan because it relies on economic models provided by Jonathan Gruber, who's under fire for saying that Obamacare passed thanks to a "lack of transparency." Article

> Indiana selected three companies for its Hoosier Care Connect program, which will coordinate care for 84,000 senior, blind and disabled Medicaid beneficiaries. Article

> Molina Healthcare of Florida has completed its acquisition of First Coast Advantage's Medicaid assets. The network provides coverage to 63,000 beneficiaries in the Jacksonville area. Announcement

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> The health of poorer Americans and their access to healthcare services may become a big driver of economic change on the state level. Article

> The rising prevalence of diabetes in the United States is one of the major factors increasing the costs of healthcare services. Article

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