The U.S. Department of HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma are announcing the CMS Primary Cares Initiative, a new set of payment models that will transform primary care to deliver better value for patients throughout the healthcare system.
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CMS has posted a new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) resource to the QPP Resource Library to answer questions and provide additional information on 2019 group participation in MIPS.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized policies that will increase plan choices and benefits, including allowing Medicare Advantage plans to include additional telehealth benefits.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma are announcing the CMS Primary Cares Initiative, a new set of payment models that will transform primary care to deliver better value for patients throughout the healthcare system.
CMS is studying the Factors Associated with Reporting Quality Measures in 2019, as outlined in the Revisions to Payment Policies under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, Quality Payment Program and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2019 final rule.
CMS updated its Drug Spending Dashboards with data for 2017. This Administration’s version of the drug dashboards, first released in May of last year, adds information on the manufacturers that are responsible for price increases and includes pricing…
CMS released new state tools and guidance that provide standard monitoring metrics and recommended research methods geared specifically for section 1115 demonstrations that test innovative approaches to Medicaid eligibility and coverage policies.
The PQRS program ended on December 31, 2018, and CMS is retiring the website on March 29, 2019. All of the posted resources currently on the website will no longer be available after March 29, 2019.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has officially opened the data submission period for Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) eligible clinicians who participated in Year 2 (2018) of the Quality Payment Program.
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