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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 »

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 »