Partners HealthCare unveils new model; Young adults slow to enroll in insurance exchanges;

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> Partners HealthCare System--the largest healthcare provider in New England--announced Monday it plans to create a new medical model that will integrate hospitals and their medical services with insurance products and by drawing patients from across the country, FierceHealthcare reported. Article

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> More than 2 million people have signed up for coverage through state and federal health insurance exchanges, but a key consumer population--young adults--accounts for only 24 percent of that total, FierceHealthPayer reported. Article

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