Selected links to health policy, economics and other news articles, 1/28/13:

An Oil Boom Takes a Toll on Health Care

The urgency of growth

Diabetic Kids' New Regimen

Education, Wealth Impacts Mortality in Diabetes Patients

Doing Better by Doing Less: Approaches to Tackle Overuse of Services

Medicare Readmissions Decreased More in Areas With Quality Improvement Initiatives

AMA wants docs trained for teams, safety

Early Autism May Not Last a Lifetime

Smokers Die About a Decade Earlier on Average

New GME model strives to keep doctors in underserved areas

Doctors say they'd take new Medicaid patients

Missouri State Budget Requests for FY2014

     From MO Governor Nixon: Medicaid Expansion Request