Political Cartoon: 'Last Call?'

Kaiser Health News provides a fresh take on health policy developments with "Last Call?" by RJ Matson.

Meanwhile, here is today's health policy haiku, with a hat tip to one of its authors who also penned the related study:

IT TAKES A VILLAGE

Community's key 
to cutting hospital use
so Medicare saves.
-Janice Lynch Schuster and Joanne Lynn  

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