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The human spirit is indomitable, but there are times when trauma overwhelms a person’s ability to cope. Addressing trauma in an individual’s life isn’t a matter of the latest treatment fad – it can be a matter of life and death. It could have been for Jess, who was sneaking sips out of her parents’ […]
Logan Lynn sometimes has unspeakable thoughts. The versatile artist, whose music career has spanned more than 20 years, will often experience moments when he can’t quite communicate what he’s thinking, how he feels or why he feels it. It can be a paralyzing and terrifying conundrum, and one that is far too familiar to the […]
CMS is planning significant changes to a value-based payment model known as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in a sweeping rule proposed last week. The rule would give new ACOs just two years before they must start sharing savings and losses with the agency. The proposal has drawn criticism from hospital groups and ACO stakeholders, who say the plan will cause [...]