More young people entering nursing homes
Today's Daily Briefing picks are about cost of care and quality of care, veteran health and reader feedback:
Lower-Cost Health Insurance? Jon Chesto at The Patriot-Ledger explains a new Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts plan to encourage patients to stay away from high-cost hospitals.
Outranked: Tom Jacobs at Miller-McCune explains a study that shows that higher ranking in the U.S. armed forced predicts better health in the future.
Seniors Can Use the Internet: Cathleen Crowley at the Times Union in Albany shares a call she got from a reader who objected to the characterization of seniors as unable to navigate Medicare.
Nursing Homes: They aren't just home to the elderly anymore. Joseph Shapiro at NPR reports on young people looking for better care.