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

By KIP SULLIVAN, JD  Egged on by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), Congress has imposed multiple pay-for-performance (P4P) schemes on the fee-for-service Medicare program. MedPAC recommended most of these schemes between 2003 and 2008, and Congress subsequently imposed them on Medicare, primarily via the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 and the Medicare Access… Read More »

Dr. Pimple Popper Reveals the 9 Acne-Fighting Rules Everyone Should Memorize

Beauty Marissa LaliberteDec 04 Dermatologist Sandra Lee, MD (aka Dr. Pimple Popper), might be famous for getting rid of zits, but her advice can keep them from creeping up at all. If you must pop, do it right wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock Leave the pimple popping to the pros. Doing it yourself could make the swelling worse or… Read More »