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ACOs taking on risk performed better in Medicare program last year

Dive Brief: Accountable Care Organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) generated nearly $ 740 million in savings last year, according to data recently released by CMS. ACOs that took on downside risk performed better, reducing spending by an average of $ 96 per beneficiary compared to $ 68 for those that did not… Read More »

You Have to Come to Road & Track’s Performance Car of the Year Four-Day Rally Celebration

DW Burnett / PUPPYKNUCKLES What are you doing October 17-20th? Nothing? Good. Road & Track is holding our first-ever Hudson Quattrocento, a four-day motoring event that takes you and your car through four days of extraordinary experiences through the Hudson Valley and Berkshire Mountains. There will be hot laps in Performance Car of the Year… Read More »

Nearly 900 migrants contracted mumps in holding centers in past year

In this handout photo provided by the Office of Inspector General, overcrowding of families is observed by OIG at U.S. Border Patrol Weslaco Station on June 11, 2019, in Weslaco, Texas. Office of Inspector General/Department of Homeland Security via Getty Images) Office of Inspector General | Department of Homeland Security | Getty Images Nearly 900… Read More »

The US is throwing away at least 3,500 donated kidneys every year, study finds

The lack of organs for kidney failure patients is a major public health problem and one that President Donald Trump addressed in July when he signed an executive order promising to transform kidney care in this country. More than 37 million Americans have chronic kidney disease and roughly 5,000 die each year while on the… Read More »