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2011-01-07 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE HOSPITAL CARE FOR PATIENTS
2011-01-06 CMS OFFICE OF THE ACTUARY ISSUES ANNUAL REPORT ON NATIONAL HEALTH SPENDING
2011-02-02 MEDICARE PROPOSES NEW RULES FOR NOTIFYING BENEFICIARIES OF THEIR RIGHT TO LODGE QUALITY OF CARE COMPLAINTS
2011-02-02 CMS ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF DEMONSTRATION PARTICIPANTS IN MEDICARE IMAGING DEMONSTRATION PROJECT
2011-02-16 NEW MEDICAL EQUIPMENT PROGRAM OFFERS VALUE FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES
2011-02-23 INITIAL REGISTRATION ACTIVITIES REVEAL STRONG INTEREST IN MEDICARE AND MEDICAID EHR INCENTIVE PROGRAMS
2011-02-24 HHS ANNOUNCES $100 MILLION IN AFFORDABLE CARE ACT GRANTS TO PREVENT DISEASE
2011-02-25 HHS ISSUES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO STATES ABOUT MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
2011-03-07 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT CONSUMER DISCLOSURE NOTICES TO BRING UNPRECEDENTED LEVEL OF TRANSPARENCY TO HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE
2011-03-31 EARLY RETIREE REINSURANCE PROGRAM PROVIDING KEY SUPPORT TO MILLIONS OF RETIREES
2011-04-01 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES 2011 FUNDING FOR STATE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS
2011-04-06 NEW INFORMATION TO IMPROVE PATIENT SAFETY AT AMERICA'S HOSPITALS
2011-04-12 PARTNERSHIP FOR PATIENTS TO IMPROVE CARE AND LOWER COSTS FOR AMERICANS
2011-04-19 PROPOSED MEDICARE HOSPITAL RULES WOULD HELP IMPROVE CARE QUALITY
2011-04-22 CMS PROPOSES PAYMENT, POLICY CHANGES FOR INPATIENT REHABILITATION FACILITIES
2011-04-28 CMS PROPOSES OPTIONS FOR 2012 PAYMENT RATES FOR MEDICARE SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES
2011-04-29 PROPOSED WAGE INDEX CHANGES FOR MEDICARE HOSPICES TO INCREASE PAYMENTS BY 2.3%, AIMS TO IMPROVE PATIENT ACCESS
2011-04-29 CMS PROPOSES TO EXPAND ACCESS TO SEASONAL INFLUENZA IMMUNIZATION
2011-04-29 PROPOSED RULES WOULD HELP STATES EVALUATE MEDICAID BENEFICIARY ACCESS TO CARE
2011-05-02 MEDICARE FINALIZES A NEW RULE FOR TELEMEDICINE SERVICES TO KEEP BENEFICIARIES IN RURAL
2011-05-12 NEW REPORT: IMPROVEMENTS TO MEDICARE ARE LOWERING COSTS, IMPROVING CARE
2011-05-13 TRUSTEES REPORT SHOWS MEDICARE REMAINS VIABLE, BUT CHALLENGES REMAIN
2011-05-17 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT GIVES PROVIDERS NEW OPTIONS TO BETTER COORDINATE HEALTH CARE
2011-05-26 CMS ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL RESOURCES, FLEXIBILITY TO HELP PROVIDERS USE HEALTH IT SYSTEMS
2011-06-01 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT GIVES STATES TOOLS TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF CARE IN MEDICAID, SAVE TAXPAYER DOLLARS
2011-06-03 MAJOR NEW EFFORT TO GIVE CONSUMERS AND EMPLOYERS BETTER INFORMATION ABOUT QUALITY OF CARE
2011-06-16 MEDICARE PROPOSES NEW STANDARDS FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS
2011-06-17 NEW TECHNOLOGY TO HELP FIGHT MEDICARE FRAUD
2011-06-17 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT PROTECTS CONSUMERS, MAINTAINS INSURANCE OPTIONS, HELPS TRANSITION TO NEW MARKETPLACE IN 2014
2011-06-20 MORE PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE RECEIVING FREE PREVENTIVE CARE
2011-06-22 UP TO $500 MILLION IN AFFORDABLE CARE ACT FUNDING WILL HELP HEALTH PROVIDERS IMPROVE CARE
2011-06-28 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT DELIVERS CHEAPER PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO NEARLY 500,000 PEOPLE
2011-06-30 MEDICARE EXPANDS TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER
2011-07-01 CMS PROPOSES POLICY CHANGES AND PAYMENT UPDATES FOR DIALYSIS FACILITIES IN 2012
2011-07-01 CMS PROPOSES POLICY AND PAYMENT CHANGES FOR OUTPATIENT CARE IN HOSPITALS AND AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS
2011-07-01 CMS PROPOSES POLICY, PAYMENT RATE CHANGES FOR THE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE IN 2012
2011-07-05 CMS PROPOSES 2012 MEDICARE HOME HEALTH PAYMENT CHANGES
2011-07-05 HOME HEALTH AGENCIES SHARE $15 MILLION IN SAVINGS FROM CMS QUALITY DEMONSTRATION
2011-07-07 MEDICARE EXPANDS COVERAGE FOR PATIENTS WITH PACEMAKERS THAT ARE FDA-APPROVED FOR USE WITH MRI EXAMS
2011-07-08 PARTNERSHIP FOR PATIENTS MEETS GOAL OF OVER 2,000 HOSPITALS PARTICIPATING
2011-07-08 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OFFERS STATES NEW WAYS TO IMPROVE CARE, LOWER COSTS FOR MEDICAID
2011-07-18 NEW PRIVATE NONPROFIT HEALTH PLANS WILL INCREASE COMPETITION, GIVE CONSUMERS AND SMALL BUSINESSES MORE HEALTH INSURANCE CHOIC
2011-07-29 CMS ANNOUNCES MORE ACCURATE FY 2012 PAYMENTS FOR MEDICARE SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES
2011-07-29 FINAL WAGE INDEX CHANGES FOR MEDICARE HOSPICES INCREASE FY 2012 PAYMENTS BY 2.5%
2011-07-29 CMS IMPLEMENTS PAYMENT, POLICY CHANGES FOR INPATIENT REHABILITATION FACILITIES
2011-08-01 MEDICARE PAYMENT RULE PROMOTES IMPROVED INPATIENT CARE
2011-08-05 CMS LAUNCHES TOOLS AND INITIATIVES TO HELP IMPROVE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE QUALITY
2011-08-08 PHYSICIAN GROUP PRACTICE DEMONSTRATION SUCCEEDS IN IMPROVING QUALITY AND REDUCING COSTS
2011-08-09 MEDICARE PROVIDES ASSISTANCE TO HELP LOW-INCOME BENEFICIARIES GET BIG SAVINGS ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS
2011-08-09 CMS RELEASES NEW MEDICAID EMERGENCY PSYCHIATRIC DEMONSTRATION
2011-08-12 HHS, TREASURY TAKE NEW STEPS TO HELP STATES BUILD AFFORDABLE INSURANCE EXCHANGES
2011-08-18 HHS AWARDS $40 MILLION IN GRANTS TO SIGN UP CHILDREN FOR HEALTH COVERAGE
2011-08-19 MEDICARE TO SAVE TAXPAYERS AND BENEFICIARIES $28 BILLION WITH AN EXPANDED COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROGRAM
2011-09-08 MEDICARE STEPS UP ENFORCEMENT OF EQUAL VISITATION AND REPRESENTATION RIGHTS IN HOSPITALS
2011-09-08 NEW DATA: AFFORDABLE CARE ACT DELIVERS LOWER COSTS TO MORE SENIORS WITH MEDICARE
2011-09-12 SECRETARY SEBELIUS SPOTLIGHTS NEW EFFORTS TO EMPOWER PATIENTS TO INCREASE SECURE ACCESS TO THEIR HEALTH INFORMATION
2011-09-13 HHS LAUNCHES MILLION HEARTS CAMPAIGN
2011-09-14 VICE PRESIDENT BIDEN ANNOUNCES OVER $2 BILLION IN ANTI-WASTE MEASURES AT CABINET MEETING
2011-09-15 2012 MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PREMIUMS FALL AND PROJECTED ENROLLMENT RISES
2011-09-20 OVER $100 MILLION IN NEW AFFORDABLE CARE ACT GRANTS HELP FIGHT HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM HIKES
2011-09-28 HHS LAUNCHES NEW AFFORDABLE CARE ACT INITIATIVE TO STRENGTHEN PRIMARY CARE
2011-09-29 SUPPORT FOR STATES TO BUILD SUSTAINABLE PARTNERSHIPS FOR HOUSING
2011-09-30 MEDICARE'S 2012 OPEN ENROLLMENT DRUG AND HEALTH PLAN DATA GOES LIVE SATURDAY, OCT. 1
2011-09-30 CMS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2011 STATE HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PERFORMANCE AWARDS FUNDING
2011-10-03 CMS PROPOSES IMPROVEMENTS TO MEDICARE
2011-10-06 MORE PEOPLE USING FREE PREVENTIVE BENEFITS PROVIDED BY AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
2011-10-12 MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS SATURDAY -- SENIORS HAVE MORE BENEFITS, BETTER CHOICES, LOWER COSTS
2011-10-14 MEDICARE COVERS SCREENING AND COUNSELING FOR ALCOHOL MISUSE AND SCREENING FOR DEPRESSION
2011-10-17 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT PROGRAM TO HELP HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS IMPROVE CARE FOR PATIENTS AND REDUCE COSTS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES
2011-10-18 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S REGULATORY REDUCTIONS TO SAVE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM NEARLY $1.1 BILLION
2011-10-20 HHS ANNOUNCES NEW INCENTIVES FOR PROVIDERS TO WORK TOGETHER THROUGH ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS
2011-10-21 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT HELPS IMPROVE CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC DISEASES IN MISSOURI
2011-10-24 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT TO HELP IMPROVE CARE FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES
2011-10-31 CMS FINALIZES 2012 MEDICARE HOME HEALTH PAYMENT CHANGES
2011-11-01 CMS ADOPTS POLICY AND PAYMENT CHANGES FOR OUTPATIENT CARE IN HOSPITALS AND AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS
2011-11-01 CMS ANNOUNCES STRONGER INCENTIVES TO IMPROVE ESRD TREATMENT OUTCOMES
2011-11-01 CMS ANNOUNCES POLICY, PAYMENT RATE CHANGES FOR THE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE IN 2012
2011-11-04 SENIORS SAVE MORE THAN $1.2 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTIONS THANKS TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
2011-11-08 CMS SURVEY SHOWS HIGH SATISFACTION RATES FOR MEDICAID AND CHIP
2011-11-08 MEDICARE EXPANDS COVERAGE OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVENTION SERVICES
2011-11-14 WE CAN 'T WAIT: HEALTH CARE INNOVATION CHALLENGE WILL IMPROVE CARE, SAVE MONEY, FOCUS ON HEALTH CARE JOBS
2011-11-22 HHS EXPANDS INITIATIVE TO PROTECT MEDICARE AND SENIORS FROM FRAUD
2011-11-28 MEDICARES DEC. 7TH OPEN ENROLLMENT DEADLINE NEARS
2011-11-29 STATES RECEIVE MORE FLEXIBILITY RESOURCES TO IMPLEMENT AFFORDABLE INSURANCE EXCHANGES
2011-11-29 MEDICARE COVERS SCREENING AND COUNSELING FOR OBESITY
2011-11-30 MEDICARE EXPANDING COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROGRAM TO SAVE BILLIONS
2011-12-02 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT HELPING CONSUMERS GET BETTER VALUE FOR THEIR HEALTH CARE DOLLARS
2011-12-05 MEDICARE GIVES EMPLOYERS, CONSUMERS INFORMATION TO MAKE BETTER HEALTH CARE CHOICES
2011-12-06 OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS TOMORROW; PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE SEE SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS IN 2011 AS TIME TO SELECT 2012 PLANS ENDS
2011-12-14 PARTNERSHIP FOR PATIENTS INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE HOSPITAL CARE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT FUNDING WILL HELP HEALTH PROVIDERS
2011-12-15 CMS ANNOUNCES FIRST RESULTS FOR PROGRAM TO IMPROVE CARE FOR DIALYSIS PATIENTS
2011-12-19 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT HELPS 32 HEALTH SYSTEMS IMPROVE CARE FOR PATIENTS, SAVING UP TO $1.1 BILLION
2011-12-20 NEW AFFORDABLE CARE ACT DEMONSTRATION TO PROVIDE CARE AT HOME FOR MEDICARE PATIENTS
2011-12-14 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SUNSHINE RULE INCREASES TRANSPARENCY IN HEALTH CARE
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