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Federal judge overturns part of Insys founder Kapoor’s racketeering conviction

When Insys founder John Kapoor was found guilty on federal racketeering charges in May, it marked the stiffest conviction yet for an opioid executive at the center of the nation’s addiction crisis. Now, a federal judge says prosecutors failed to present enough evidence to support some of those claims—likely lowering Kapoor’s sentence. Prosecutors failed to present evidence showing Kapoor and… Read More »

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 »

Exercise & Motivation, Part 3: Keeping it Going

Free Website Content » Health » Fitness Articles By: Tanja Gardner Note: This is Part 3 of a 4-part article series. You can find Parts 1 and 2 at optimumlife.co.nz/Fitness_Articles.htm THE NEXT STAGE: ACTIONThe next stage of Prochaska’s Transtheoretical model – ‘Action’ – kicks in once you’ve started taking (you guessed it) action. If you’re… Read More »