As CMS continues to increase program flexibility and decrease reporting burdens, the new scoring methodology is a combination of new and existing measures broken into a smaller set of four objectives.
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.
CMS now produces a new podcast, “CMS: Beyond the Policy,”. It will highlight updates and changes to policies and programs in an easily accessible and conversational format. The podcast was created as a new method to explain the agency’s policies and programs. The podcast demonstrates CMS commitment to transparency and outreach by presenting CMS-related policies, […]
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.
CMS recently completed a large-scale effort to provide new Medicare cards without Social Security numbers to people with Medicare. The new cards support the agency’s work to protect personal identity and reduce fraud and abuse.
By Daniel Marino – With recent changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, all accountable care organizations need to pay closer attention to their compliance obligations and be prepared to make changes quickly.
CMS recently updated the Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center website based on user feedback. It is the one-stop shop for the most current resources to support electronic clinical quality improvement.
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