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Added protections for consumer information on HealthCare.gov

By Associated Press  |  January 24, 2015

The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates.

Virginia Mason says steps taken to correct endoscope safety issues

By John N. Frank  |  January 24, 2015

Virginia Mason Medical Center, responding Saturday after numerous press reports of deaths at its facility over a two-year period, said in a statement that the problem stemmed from endoscope cleaning guidelines that were inadequate.

Miss. children's hospital plans $150 million expansion

By Associated Press  |  January 24, 2015

University of Mississippi Medical Center officials say they're planning a $150 million expansion of Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson to make room for more operating rooms, an imaging center, clinics and a revamped neonatal intensive-care unit.

Anti-Medicaid expansion lawmaker criticizes radio ads

By Associated Press  |  January 24, 2015

Tennessee's State House Republican Caucus Chairman Glen Casada, a staunch opponent of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 200,000 low-income Tennesseans, on Friday decried what he called "dishonest scare tactics" by a conservative group running radio ads targeting GOP lawmakers.

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