An analysis finds more than two million exchange enrollees could be missing out on cost-sharing subsidies that help lower health costs, such as copayments and deductibles, because they did not purchase silver plans. The subsidies are available to individuals with silver plans whose incomes are between 100% and 250% of federal poverty level. Kaiser Health News, Modern Healthcare's "Vital Signs."
A Department of Veteran Affairs Office of Inspector General report finds the Los Angeles VA Regional Office inappropriately designated claims files to be shredded without processing them first. VA OIG says it could not determine how many claims possibly had been destroyed before the issue was identified. Washington Times, VA OIG report.