Trump Order Pauses CMS Bundles
President Trump’s recent executive order freezing new regulations has pushed back the implementation of new and expanded bundled payment models by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) by 60 days. (Alana Stramowski/Home Health Care News)

ER Visits Linked To Falls Spike Among California Seniors
The number of California seniors who land in emergency rooms after falling has risen sharply in recent years, as their population grows and they live longer with more chronic illnesses often requiring an array of medications. (Anna Gorman/Kaiser Health News)

Being In A Hospital Under Observation vs. Admitted Can Limit Vital Benefits For Seniors
Going into the hospital is stressful enough. But if you’re a senior on Medicare, and you stay at a hospital under “observation status,” you may end up with serious financial pain, too. (Diane C. Lade/Sun Sentinel)

Doctors, Payers May Dislike Changes to Primary-Care Model
A tweak in the way some providers are reimbursed under a new primary-care payment model could deter providers from joining the Medicare initiative. (Virgil Dickson/Modern Healthcare)

Geriatricians Can Help Aging Patients Navigate Multiple Ailments
Geriatricians are “experts in complexity,” said Dr. Eric Widera, director of the geriatrics medicine fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. (Judith Graham/Kaiser Health News)