Salvaging MACRA Implementation Through Medicare Advantage
Recently, Peter S. Hussey and colleagues considered the effects of MACRA on Medicare spending and use and how the effects might differ under various scenarios. (John O’Shea/Health Affairs Blog)

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life in An Underslept State
The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark. (Terry Gross/NPR Health Shots)

New York Issues Emergency Regs on How It Pays Homecare Workers for 24-Hour Shifts
The Labor Department's move comes shortly after state appellate court judges ruled in three separate class-action suits that homecare workers should be paid for every hour of a 24-hour shift. (Caroline Lewis/Modern Healthcare)

Medicare Vs. Medicare Advantage: How to Choose
As health insurers struggle with shifting government policies and considerable uncertainty, one market remains remarkably stable: Medicare Advantage plans. (Judith Graham/Kaiser Health News)

Staff, Resident Outcomes Soar in Comfort-First Dementia Care Model
The comfort-first approach in dementia care is spreading throughout the country, with providers seeing better resident outcomes and operational performance in the model. (Tim Mullaney/Skilled Nursing News)