News bites: Rising health costs spark Medicaid, military cuts

States are cutting hospital coverage under their Medicaid programs, Kaiser Health News reports.

Congress is open to cutting military health benefits, The Associated Press reports.

A new CDC report finds state health departments have made steady progress in implementing electronic systems to track and share data on the prevalence of diseases, MedPage Today reports. But states use varying tracking systems that might not work well together.

The foreclosure crisis could lead to health concerns nationwide, The Baltimore Sun reports.

What do President Obama's ACOs and former President Nixon's HMOs have in common? Kaiser Health News has the answer.