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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 »

Is there a program as Opioid Anonymous?

The most nicely-known and experienced twelve-action teams that aim to help folks who undergo from illicit, psychoactive substances are Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotic Nameless, Cocaine Anonymous, Heroin Anonymous, Cannabis Nameless, Nicotine Nameless, and Crystal Meth Nameless. The packages of each group are patterned to the advice methods of Alcoholics Nameless. These twelve-step groups are intended to… Read More »