News bites: Generic drug push for Medicaid

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association applauds new bipartisan legislation that incentivizes states to keep their Medicaid costs down by shifting to generics.

The Los Angeles Times reports on the growing appetite in Washington for raising Medicare costs on seniors.

A new report on Accountable Care Organizations draws attention to the importance of managing health information. The report is the first in a series of White Papers anticipated from the American Health Information Management Association.