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Faulty Medicaid system paid out $11 million to deceased residents in Rhode Island
The state is also struggling to recover $60 million in double payments made to nursing homes while the eligibility system was offline.
Veterans affairs clerk stole personal information of more than 1,000 patients
A medical center in Long Beach, California, which has since fired a clerk who was found with hard drives and flash drives filled with private information, originally claimed he had the data "so that he could work from home."
In rural Alaska, new internet service is set to transform daily life
The state's chief information officer says a recent tour of the region's new internet infrastructure revealed burgeoning opportunities for a once disconnected people.
Data breach in San Francisco exposes personal information of nearly 900 patients
The affected patients were victims of a larger breach that exposed 45,000 records nationwide.
Minnesota's only suicide hotline is in danger of closing
The state needs roughly million in additional funding annually to keep its call center open.
Ohio opioid competition vaults into challenge phase
Winning ideas have been awarded small cash prizes and now the real competition begins as challengers develop their solutions.
Nevada expects to cut costs with new health insurance exchange site for 2019
The state is aiming to eliminate more than million in fees paid to the federal government for access to HealthCare.gov.
Opioid data tool tracks overdoses, prescriptions in Pennsylvania
The governor says access to new information will help law enforcement and healthcare providers confront what he has officially declared a statewide emergency.
Nebraska begins tracking every prescription in state database
In a bid to improve patient safety, the state is taking a more meticulous approach than most.