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2015 Fact sheets

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2015-01-22 Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) star ratings and data release
2015-01-26 Better Care, Smarter Spending, Healthier People: Improving Our Health Care Delivery System
2015-01-26 Better Care. Smarter Spending. Healthier People: Why It Matters
2015-01-26 Better Care. Smarter Spending. Healthier People: Paying Providers for Value, Not Volume
2015-02-06 CMS finalizes program changes for Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Benefit Programs for Contract Year 2016
2015-02-12 Nursing Home Compare 3.0: Revisions to the Nursing Home Compare 5-Star Quality Rating System
2015-02-12 Comparar Asilos de Ancianos 3.0: Revisiones al Sistema de Calificación de Calidad de Estrellas de Comparar Asilos de Ancianos
2015-02-20 Final HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016
2015-02-20 Fact Sheet: Moving Medicare Advantage and Part D Forward
2015-02-25 Transitioning to ICD-10
2015-02-27 Fact Sheet: Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network
2015-03-10 Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model Fact Sheet
2015-02-12 Oncology Care Model
2015-03-19 The Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Protects Consumers and Taxpayers by Combating Health Care Fraud
2015-03-25 Fact Sheet: Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network
2015-04-06 Fact Sheet: Moving Medicare Advantage and Part D Forward
2015-04-10 Meaningful Use “MU” Aligning Stage 1 and 2 with Stage 3 (CMS 3311P)
2015-04-16 Hospital Compare Star Ratings Fact Sheet
2015-04-17 Fiscal Year 2016 proposed Inpatient and Long-term Care Hospital policy and payment changes (CMS-1632-P)
2015-04-15 Proposed fiscal year 2016 payment and policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursing Facilities
2015-04-23 Proposed Fiscal Year 2016 Payment and Policy Changes for Medicare Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CMS-1624-P)
2015-04-23 Participation continues to rise in Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program
2015-04-24 Proposed FY 2016 Medicare Payment And Policy Changes For Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities
2015-04-30 CMS releases prescriber-level Medicare data for first time
2015-04-30 2016 Hospice NPRM CMS-1629-P CMS updates to the wage index and payment rates for the Medicare Hospice Benefit
2015-05-01 CMS issues rule modifying the Part D enrollment requirement for prescribers
2015-05-26 Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care Proposed Rule CMS-2390-P
2015-05-28 Million Hearts®: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model
2015-06-01 New Medicare data available to increase transparency on hospital utilization
2015-06-01 New Medicare data available to increase transparency on physician utilization
2015-06-02 March 31, 2015 Effectuated Enrollment Snapshot
2015-06-04 Finalized Changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program Regulations
2015-06-25 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Investment Model
2015-06-26 CMS Proposed Updates to Policies and Payment Rates for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities for CY 2016 and Proposed Changes to the ESRD Quality Incentive Program
2015-07-01 CMS Proposes Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Policy and Payment Changes, Including Proposed Changes to the Two-Midnight Rule, and Quality Reporting Changes for 2016
2015-07-01 Fact Sheet: Two-Midnight Rule
2015-07-06 CMS announces proposed payment changes for Medicare home health agencies for 2016
2015-07-08 Proposed policy, payment, and quality provisions changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2016
2015-07-09 Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement
2015-07-16 Home Health Compare Quality of Patient Care Star Ratings
2015-07-17 Update on Health Care and the 2014 Tax Season
2015-07-20 Medicare Care Choices Model awards
2015-07-29 Decision Memorandum and Revised Scope of Benefit National Coverage Determination for Speech Generating Devices
2015-07-30 CMS and Rhode Island Partner to Coordinate Care for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees
2015-07-30 Final fiscal year 2016 payment and policy changes for Medicare Skilled Nursing Facilities
2015-07-30 Medicare and Medicaid at 50: Keeping America Healthy and Driving Innovation in Health Care
2015-07-31 Final Fiscal Year 2016 Payment and Policy Changes for Medicare Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CMS-1624-F)
2015-07-31 Fiscal Year 2016 Final Inpatient and Long-term Care Hospital policy and payment changes (CMS-1632-F)
2015-07-31 Final FY 2016 Medicare Payment and Policy Changes for Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities
2015-07-31 FY 2016 Hospice Payment Rate Update
2015-08-11 Timeline for the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 1 2017 Competition
2015-08-13 2015 Special Enrollment Period Report – February 23 – June 30, 2015
2015-08-13 Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative (BPCI) Fact Sheet
2015-09-01 Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model
2015-08-25 Medicare ACOs Provide Improved Care While Slowing Cost Growth in 2014
2015-08-27 CMS Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents-Payment Model
2015-09-09 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Payment Adjustment
2015-09-08 June 30, 2015 Effectuated Enrollment Snapshot
2015-09-21 Fact Sheet: Moving Medicare Advantage and Part D forward
2015-09-25 Partnership for Patients and Hospital Engagement Networks: Continuing Forward Momentum on Reducing Patient Harm
2015-09-25 Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests Payment System Proposed Rule
2015-09-28 Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management Model Fact Sheet
2015-09-29 Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Awards
2015-09-29 Better Care, Smarter Spending, Healthier People: Improving Our Health Care Delivery System
2015-10-01 The Three Rs: An Overview
2015-10-06 Fact Sheet: Electronic Health Record Incentive Program and Health IT Certification Program Final Rule
2015-10-06 CMS FACT SHEET: EHR Incentive Programs in 2015 and Beyond
2015-10-07 Comprehensive ESRD Care (CEC) Model
2015-10-08 Medicare Referring Provider Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Transparency Data (CY2013)
2015-10-21 Basic Health Program Funding Methodology Proposed Notice Fact Sheet
2015-10-23 FACT SHEET: Improving the Consumer Experience at HealthCare.gov
2015-10-26 Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Results for the CMS Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program
2015-10-26 2016 Marketplace Affordability Snapshot
2015-10-29 ICD-10 Transition Moves Forward
2015-10-29 CMS Updates to Policies and Payment Rates for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities for CY 2016 and Changes to the ESRD Quality Incentive Program
2015-10-29 CMS announces payment changes for Medicare home health agencies for 2016
2015-10-30 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Payment Adjustment Fact Sheet
2015-10-30 Proposed policy, payment, and quality provisions changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2016
2015-10-30 CMS Finalizes Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Policy and Payment Changes, Including Changes to the Two-Midnight Rule and Quality Reporting for 2016
2015-10-30 Fact Sheet: Two-Midnight Rule
2015-10-23 HOJA INFORMATIVA: Mejorando la experiencia del consumidor en HealthCare.gov y CuidadodeSalud.gov
2015-11-03 Medicare Part D Overutilization Monitoring System (OMS) Summary
2015-11-10 2016 Medicare Part B Premium State-by-State Savings
2015-11-12 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Snapshot - Week 1
2015-11-16 Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model
2015-11-18 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Snapshot - Week 2
2015-11-23 INITIAL PHASE IN OF ADJUSTMENTS TO FEE SCHEDULE AMOUNTS FOR CERTAIN
2015-11-25 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Snapshot Week 3
2015-12-02 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Snapshot - Week 4
2015-12-09 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Snapshot - Week 5
2015-12-10 Public Reporting of 2014 Quality Measures on the Physician Compare and Hospital Compare Websites
2015-12-10 Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Results for the CMS Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HAC) Reduction Program
2015-12-11 FACT SHEET: HHS and Treasury Issue Additional Guidance on 1332 Waivers
2015-12-16 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Snapshot - Week 6
2015-12-18 Medicare Home Health Agency (HHA) Transparency Data (CY2013)
2015-12-21 Medicare Drug Spending Dashboard
2015-12-22 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Snapshot - Week 7
2015-12-22 September 30, 2015 Effectuated Enrollment Snapshot
2015-12-22 Open Enrollment Trends: Selected HealthCare.gov Statistics prior to the January 1, 2016 Coverage Deadline, December 22, 2015
2015-12-29 CMS Finalizes Rule Creating Prior Authorization Process for Certain Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies Items
2015-12-30 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Snapshot - Week 8