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Worried its employees aren’t getting good enough care from doctors in their insurance networks, Walmart next year will test pointing workers in northwestern Arkansas, central Florida and the Dallas-Fort Worth area toward physicians it has found provide better service.

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The payout is pocket change for everyone whose data was compromised. But a multi-state cash settlement, including 40,000 Tennessee residents, represents a new era in enforcement of the nation's health care privacy laws.