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The Health 202: While Trump rants about Obamacare, HHS works to further its bipartisan goals
Washington Post

You wouldn’t know it from President Trump’s recent incendiary claims about Obamacare, but his Department of Health and Human Services is working behind the scenes to advance the law’s goals of rewarding doctors for better medical care.

Starting in January 2020, primary doctors for those using Medicare will be able to participate in a new experiment in which they’ll be paid for keeping patients out of the hospital and healthy at home (and could lose some money if they don’t.) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is also rolling out a program where larger physician practices could take on more risk but also reap bigger rewards than ever before for keeping seniors well.