American College of Physicians stands up for LGBT health; Half of uninsured have trouble selecting plans

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> The American College of Physicians has vowed to help correct health disparities faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through support of marriage rights and other policies, Reuters reports. Article

> Being a healthcare insider isn't necessarily an asset when coping with drug or alcohol addiction. Medscape explores the rocky path to recovery for doctors. Article

Provider News

> The healthcare industry's shift from volume to value has made it more important than ever for hospitals and healthcare organizations to actively engage patients in their care, according to Health Affairs. Article

Health Insurance News

> Nearly half of uninsured Americans lack confidence when it comes to selecting the right health plan, while nearly two thirds wish they had more information about health insurance terms, according to a recent survey from nonprofit Enroll America. Article

Health IT News

> Some patient privacy advocates worry that the language in the revised 21st Century Cures Act could significantly weaken the HIPAA privacy protections for patient data. Article

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