Health care news from around the web: April 10 - 14

Written on Apr 12, 2017

ACA individual insurance market is improving, but still fragile
Despite claims from President Donald Trump and other Congressional Republican leaders that the Affordable Care Act's individual insurance market is in a “death spiral,” that market is actually improving, according to one analysis.

Ohio legislative leaders mum over Medicaid coverage
Federal lawmakers left Washington for their spring break without a compromise on replacing Obamacare. Several reports say that quickly removing the Medicaid expansion is one of the selling points being made to congressional conservatives.

Making bundled payment models optional would be 'severe blow' to program, critics argue
Allowing healthcare providers to opt out of testing bundled payment models could deal a “severe blow” to payment reform efforts and the future of the bundled payment program, according to some experts.

Survival tips for physician practice consolidation
The consolidation of physician practices and the growth of hospital-employed doctors continues for now, but the employment trend will eventually swing back, says one practice leader.

Tech Corner - How to add extra storage to your phone or tablet with a mobile drive
You’ve been taking photos and videos, downloading documents, and installing apps like there’s no tomorrow. All of a sudden you realize you’re running out of room on your phone. What do you do?

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