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Safety net hospitals fall behind in Medicare joint replacement model

Dive Brief: Safety net hospitals participating in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment model were less likely to receive rewards than other facilities in the program, according to a study published Monday in JAMA. Researchers determined the safety net hospitals were also more likely to be penalized in the program’s second year… Read More »

Oregon DHS staff fall for phishing scheme, affecting data of 350,000

The Oregon Department of Human Services is notifying 350,000 individuals after learning that nine employees fell victim to a phishing attack. The attack occurred on January 8, the state department believes, and on January 28, a cybersecurity team confirmed the breach had occurred. After stopping unauthorized access to email boxes, the department now is reviewing… Read More »