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CMS Should Boost the Signal on Social Determinants of Health

By HERB KUHN  Historically, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) stance on the influence that social determinants of health (SDOH) have on health outcomes has been equal parts signal and noise. In April 2016, the agency announced it would begin adjusting the Medicare Advantage star ratings for dual-eligibility and other social factors. This… Read More »

Katie Byrne: Christmas should be a time of celebration, not obligation. Practice saying no, even if it’s only in front of the mirror

Christmas stress can be a burden for many Katie Byrne Katie Byrne: Christmas should be a time of celebration, not obligation. Practice saying no, even if it’s only in front of the mirror Independent.ie ‘I have to’ is one of those phrases that we hear a lot of during the festive season. ‘I have to… Read More »