Tag Archives: changes

What Happens When the Season Changes?

Welcome. It’s refreshing and awful at once, to read the questions and concerns of our audience here At Home, to discover how resilient and kind and optimistic we are, even as a sense of foreboding envelops some, bringing a kind of lethargic anxiety, an abiding loneliness, a worry about what happens when the season changes,… Read More »

Body changes when you quit smoking

Around this time every year, people make resolutions to quit smoking for good. Find out how cigarettes affect your health and learn what happens to your body from the moment you decide to quit smoking. Only 20 minutes after quitting, your heart rate and blood pressure will drop closer to normal levels. Nicotine harms the… Read More »

Immediate Changes Needed for Physicians to Stay in Business During the Pandemic

Practices cannot survive the COVID-19 cash flow crisis By JEFF LIVINGSTON, MD Will doctors be able to keep their practices open during the worst pandemic in our lifetime? Our country needs every available doctor in the country to fight the challenges of Covid-19. Doctors working in independent practices face an immediate cash flow crisis threatening… Read More »

Medicare Advantage revenue expected to increase 1.59 percent under proposed rate changes

Medicare Advantage payment rates for 2020 are expected to increase revenue by 1.59 percent, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Wednesday, in releasing the second half of proposed MA and Part D payment and policy updates. This expected average change in revenue is smaller than the 1.84 percent of 2019. It does not… Read More »