The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says states should get rid of laws which allow children to go unvaccinated for diseases like measles for non-medical reasons and advises individual physicians to consider excluding families who continually refuse immunizations from their practice.

A preliminary analysis of insurer participation on the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges said that 31 percent of counties in the U.S. are likely to have a single insurer marketplace in 2017.

In a letter to HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell, the American Hospital Association (AHA) suggested several possible changes to the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges, arguing “swift action” is needed to stabilize the markets.

The head of Tennessee’s insurance department said the state’s health insurance exchange is “very near collapse” after approving large rate increases for the three insurers offering coverage in 2017, according to The Tennessean.

Racial disparities could play a role in the scant access Hispanic and black American kids have to mental healthcare, according to a study published in the International Journal of Health Services. And in fact, mental health problems among these populations more often result in disciplinary measures such as school suspensions or incarceration rather than mental health treatment.