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MedPAC’s Latest Bad Idea: Forcing Doctors to Join ACOs

By KIP SULLIVAN, JD At its April 4, 2019 meeting, the staff of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) asked the commission to discuss a very strange proposal: Doctors who treat patients enrolled in Medicare’s traditional fee-for-service (FFS) program must join an “accountable care organization” (ACO) or give up their FFS Medicare practice. (The staff… Read More »

he Latest On Eggs

The pendulum swings back and forth. What is true today may not be true tomorrow. Recently we posted a blog with the title “Eggs Are In”. Now guess what? Eggs are out. Or maybe they are sort of out.   Let’s make some sense of this. In the mid 1900s new data suggested that dietary… Read More »