Official mandates to social distance during the COVID-conscious holidays are going to fall on many a deaf ear if they fail to respect a ubiquitous human impulse at the core of such annual celebrations.
Somewhat suddenly, Boston University’s school of medicine has in hand 12,024 applications from students hoping to become MDs. It only has 110 seats. Across the country, Stanford has 11,000 applicants for 90 openings.
Some 501 accountable care organizations and other provider entities are urging Congressional leadership of both parties to modify the “unrealistic threshold tests” set out in the 2021 edition of the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015.