By Tim Engelhardt – CMS released a report that demonstrates how empowering states can help reduce costs. The report summarizes the final Medicare Parts A & B actuarial savings analysis of the Washington managed fee-for-service demonstration…
By Randy Pate – Millions of Americans enjoy the flexibility, lower premiums, and tax advantages of enrolling in a HSA through their jobs. But did you know that you can also enroll in an HSA-eligible High Deductible Health Plan in the individual health insurance market through HealthCare.gov?
By Seema Verma – Over the past year, CMS has engaged with the provider community in a discussion about regulatory burden issues. This included publishing a Request for Information soliciting comments about areas of high regulatory burden.
By Seema Verma – I’m pleased to announce that 91 percent of all clinicians eligible for MIPS participated in the first year of the QPP – exceeding our goal of 90 percent participation.
By Kate Goodrich MD – CMS is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for the development, improvement, updating, and expansion of quality measures for use in the Quality Payment Program.
By Kate Goodrich MD – CMS is actively working to move the needle on improving quality in healthcare without additional burden to those providers on the frontlines. CMS recently launched a new initiative, ‘Meaningful Measures,’ which will streamline current measure sets.
By Kimberly Brandt – The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is committed to reducing improper payments in all of its programs, as evidenced by improper payment reduction efforts contained in the Fiscal Year 2018 President’s Budget.
By Seema Verma – As you may have heard, or perhaps you’ve seen a recent TV commercial, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will soon be issuing every Medicare beneficiary a new Medicare Card, without Social Security Numbers.
In partnership with states and providers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plays a leading role in safeguarding the health of America’s future by providing coverage for more than one in three American children
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