Equity Initiatives

CMS Equity Plan for Medicare
From Coverage to Care
Connected Care:
The Chronic Care Management Resource
Rural Health
Advancing Health Equity R & D
Health Observances
Webinars & Events
Health Equity Award

Equity Initiatives


Rural Health Strategy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the agency's first Rural Health Strategy intended to provide a proactive approach on healthcare issues and to ensure that individuals who live in rural America have access to high quality, affordable healthcare.

Read the Strategy

The CMS Office of Minority Health has designed several initiatives to eliminate disparities in health care quality and access, so that all CMS beneficiaries can achieve their highest level of health. Get involved to ensure that everyone can access the quality health care that they need.

Read about our plan for advancing health equity and improving the quality of care.

Get involved by using and sharing these resources with people in your community. 

Learn about the benefits of chronic care management services.

Learn how CMS is working to improve access to care for rural populations.

Learn about new funding opportunities to address health disparities.

Learn all about the national health observances and how you can get involved.

Find upcoming and past webinars and events addressing health equity issues.

Read about the CMS awardees and their outstanding achievements in reducing disparities in health care quality and outcomes among the individuals they serve.

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