The first day of vacation, and I can't bear the thought of leaving you without your morning reading. So here's a short edition of Monday news The NY Times says health reform is spurring mergers that will increase costs and decrease competition -- some of the very things it was intended to fix. These are called accountable care organizations. What they bring to the market remains to be seen, but it's worth keeping an eye on them.
Most insurance doesn't pay for non-acute home health care, so it's important to plan for care after coming home from the hospital.
And in opinion news, Al Hunt says no way will health reform be repealed.