The five-year payment model aims to reduce Medicare spending on services for end-stage renal disease by creating payment incentives for home dialysis and kidney transplants, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, Massachusetts, and Tennessee.
The latest data shows that the daily number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States has increased by more than 15% over the past 10 days, leading some public health experts to warn that America could be heading into an "apocalyptic fall."
In an interview with Business Insider, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergies and Infectious Diseases, laid out his expectations for when Americans may be able to return to their pre-coronavirus lifestyles—if certain public health measures are taken.
One patient's unexpected recovery from a harrowing case of Covid-19 shows that "[t]here is no simple conclusion or silver lining" to the epidemic—even for patients who survive the disease, writes Daniela Lamas, a critical care doctor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, in the New York Times' "Well."
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