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CMS to update hospital star ratings early next year despite blowback

UPDATE: August 19, 2019: The piece has been updated to reflect additional information from CMS and America’s Essential Hospitals. Dive Brief: CMS will update the oft-maligned hospital star ratings in early 2020 using the current methodology as they work on refining a new one, the agency said Monday. The star ratings have come under fire from… Read More »

Despite rhetoric, illness threat from migrants is minimal, experts say

A story in the right-wing magazine The New American this weekend was headlined Will Migrant Caravan Kill Your Child – With Disease? On Monday, “Fox& Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade claimed that the refugees pose a threat because they carry “diseases” and shouldn’t be let in. A commentator on Fox, former immigration agent David Ward, also… Read More »