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President Trump executive order, new payment models, target kidney disease

Following an executive order from President Trump on Wednesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed five new payment models for providers treating patients with chronic kidney disease. One is a required payment model and there are four optional models, all designed to encourage home dialysis and kidney transplants. The proposed required end-stage… Read More »

President Donald Trump Just Claimed Wind Turbines Cause Cancer, Which Isn’t True

Chip SomodevillaGetty Images President Donald Trump on Tuesday falsely claimed that wind turbines cause cancer, saying during a campaign-style speech at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s spring dinner that the noise they make may cause deadly illness. “If you have a windmill anywhere near your house, congratulations—your house just went down 75 percent in value,”… Read More »