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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 »

A nutritionist said a serving of French fries should be six pieces and we are still reeling, to be honest

The New York Times recently came to a realization that will be not-at-all-surprising to most. Although potatoes are a vegetable, eating them with wild abandon in deep-fried form may not by the wisest of things to do — nutritionally speaking, anyway. The inflammatory article, entitled “You Don’t Want Fries with That,” offers an overview of… Read More »

The Fast Metabolism Diet for weight loss: Should you opt for this meal plan to lose belly fat? – Times Now

The Fast Metabolism Diet for weight loss&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock New Delhi: You may have heard a lot of people blaming their metabolism for their excess pounds. Perhaps, it’s not uncommon to hear dieters who struggle to lose weight blame on a slow metabolism. But, what is metabolism and does it really matter when it… Read More »