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Part II | MedPAC’s Proposed “Reforms” Should Be Tested Before They’re Implemented: CMS’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Is Exhibit A

By KIP SULLIVAN JD  The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP), one of numerous pay-for-performance (P4P) schemes authorized by the Affordable Care Act, was sprung on the Medicare fee-for-service population on October 1, 2012 without being pre-tested and with no other evidence indicating what it is hospitals are supposed to do to reduce readmissions. Research on the… Read More »

Study Says Eating This Food Before Bed Can Help You Lose Weight

There’s a few different approaches floating around when it comes to what to eat (and if, at all) before bed. Some people swear by intermittent fasting, whilst others couldn’t imagine a night without enjoying something sweet after dinner. Then there’s the fact that late night snacking could indicate that you’re not eating enough during the day (or not… Read More »