Climate change impacts, from more harmful pollution to wildfire injuries, are negatively influencing human life. But doctors can help, according to two physicians who wrote a perspective in the New England Journal of Medicine.
CMS’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) has announced a new model that aims to lower prescription drug prices in Medicare Part D and introduced several updates to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans.
The accountable care organization (ACO) industry is asking CMS for more time to apply for the reformed Medicare Shared Savings Program, but the new changes are likely to roll out whether ACOs are ready or not, according to a new report from Leavitt Partners.
Medicare’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) has been given a lot of credit for trimming readmission rates, but the real results may be far less impressive, according to a recent study published in Health Affairs.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, the largest public hospital in the city, sticks patients with sky-high medical bills because it does not partner with any private health insurance plans, Vox reported.