News bites: New York exchange, health law repeal, and more


New York is again trying to pass a health insurance exchange bill, Kaiser Health News reports.

Winning the 2012 election is Republicans' only shot at repealing the healthcare reform law, Talking Points Memo opines.

Diabetes costs the average American $160,000 in lost wages, according to a new study in Health Affairs.

Nicotine replacement therapies don't work, says a new Harvard study.

The Association for Community Affiliated Plans is proposing a new model of care for so-called "dual eligibles" in which states would contract with qualified health plans or provider groups to provide federally mandated benefits.