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2013-03-06 HHS ANNOUNCES 2013 AGENDA TO BRING DOWN COSTS AND IMPROVE QUALITY OF CARE
2013-01-03 ADDITIONAL STATES CONDITIONALLY APPROVED TO BUILD HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACES
2013-01-10 MORE DOCTORS, HOSPITALS PARTNER TO COORDINATE CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH MEDICARE
2013-01-14 MILLIONS OF AMERICANS NEWLY ELIGIBLE FOR QUALITY, AFFORDABLE HEALTH COVERAGE IN 2014
2013-02-15 HHS ANNOUNCES 27 STRONG START FOR MOTHERS AND NEWBORNS AWARDS: PARTICIPANTS TO IMPROVE PRENATAL CARE TO WOMEN COVERED BY MEDICAID AND CHIP
2013-01-17 HHS AWARDS $1.5 BILLION TO SUPPORT STATES BUILDING HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACES
2013-01-30 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES SUBSTANTIAL SAVINGS FOR MEDICAL EQUIPMENT INCLUDED IN THE NEXT ROUND OF COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROGRAM
2013-02-01 AFFORDABLE CARE ACT “SUNSHINE” RULE INCREASES TRANSPARENCY IN HEALTH CARE
2013-02-04 REFORMS OF REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS TO SAVE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS $676 MILLION ANNUALLY
2013-02-04 CMS ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE CARE
2013-01-31 CMS ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE CARE AND REDUCE COSTS FOR MEDICARE
2013-01-31 AFRICAN AMERICANS IN ALABAMA GET HELP TO FIGHT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND STROKE
2013-02-13 HHS PARTNERS WITH ILLINOIS ON MARKETPLACE TO OFFER AFFORDABLE HEALTH COVERAGE FOR ILLINOISANS IN 2014
2013-02-15 CMS PROPOSES 2014 PAYMENT AND POLICY UPDATES FOR MEDICARE HEALTH AND DRUG PLANS
2013-02-20 HEALTH CARE LAW ALLOWS CONSUMERS TO EASILY FIND AND COMPARE OPTIONS STARTING IN 2014
2013-02-21 HHS PROVIDING STATES WITH ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY, RESOURCES TO ENHANCE CARE
2013-02-22 HEALTH CARE LAW PROTECTS CONSUMERS AGAINST WORST INSURANCE PRACTICES
2013-03-07 HHS AND STATES MOVE FORWARD TO OFFER QUALITY, AFFORDABLE HEALTH COVERAGE IN 2014
2013-03-21 SENIORS SAVED OVER $6 BILLION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AS A RESULT OF THE HEALTH CARE LAW
2013-03-28 MEDICARE DASHBOARD ADVANCES ACA GOALS FOR CHRONIC CONDITIONS
2013-03-29 HHS FINALIZES RULE GUARANTEEING 100 PERCENT FUNDING FOR NEW MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES
2013-04-01 CMS ENSURES GREATER VALUE FOR PEOPLE IN MEDICARE DRUG AND HEALTH PLANS
2013-04-03 CMS PROPOSES HELP FOR CONSUMERS NAVIGATING THE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE
2013-04-09 CMS ANNOUNCES OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR MARKETPLACE NAVIGATOR GRANTS
2013-04-09 CONTRACT SUPPLIERS SELECTED UNDER MEDICARE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROGRAM
2013-04-24 HHS WOULD INCREASE REWARDS FOR REPORTING FRAUD TO NEARLY $10 MILLION
2013-04-26 CMS ISSUES PROPOSED INPATIENT PAYMENT REGULATION
2013-04-30 OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SIMPLIFIES, SIGNIFICANTLY SHORTENS APPLICATION FOR HEALTH INSURANCE
2013-02-07 THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT - A STRONGER MEDICARE PROGRAM IN 2012
2013-05-08 ADMINISTRATION OFFERS CONSUMERS AN UNPRECEDENTED LOOK AT HOSPITAL CHARGES
2013-05-15 ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES $1 BILLION INITIATIVE TO LAUNCH HEALTH CARE INNOVATION AWARDS
2013-05-22 Doctors and hospitals’ use of health IT more than doubles since 2012
2013-05-31 Trustees Report shows reduced cost growth, longer Medicare solvency
2013-05-31 Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) will be ready for open enrollment on October 1
2013-06-03 Secure health data helping patients, doctors improve care and health
2013-06-06 Medicare urges seniors to join fight against fraud
2013-06-14 CMS issues Program Integrity guidelines for Marketplace
2013-06-20 Consumers saved $3.9 billion on premiums in 2012
2013-06-24 HHS launches Health Insurance Marketplace educational tools
2013-06-27 Compare website redesigned to help consumers search for physicians
2013-06-27 New funding to improve care coordination for Medicare-Medicaid enrollees
2013-06-28 Administration issues final rules on contraception coverage and religious organizations
2013-07-01 Libraries to help Americans learn more about their health care options
2013-07-02 HHS awards $32 million in grants to sign up children for health coverage
2013-07-12 Next Step in Implementation: Finalizing policies to ensure Navigators will help consumers enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace
2013-07-16 Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations succeed in improving care, lowering costs
2013-07-17 Data show electronic health records empower patients and equip doctors
2013-07-17 CMS announces new “OPEN PAYMENTS” mobile applications to assist physicians & industry in tracking financial relationships
2013-07-26 CMS imposes first Affordable Care Act enrollment moratoria to combat fraud
2013-07-29 On eve of Medicare anniversary, over 6.6 million seniors save over $7 billion on drugs
2013-07-30 Medicare drug premiums remain stable four years in a row
2013-08-02 CMS issues FY 2014 inpatient payment rule
2013-08-15 New resources available to help consumers navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace
2013-08-27 New data show antipsychotic drug use is down in nursing homes nationwide
2013-08-29 HHS announces first guidance implementing Supreme Court’s decision on the Defense of Marriage Act
2013-09-12 Health care law saves consumers $1.2 billion nationwide
2013-09-18 CMS Proposes a Medicare Prospective Payment System for Federally Qualified Health Centers
2013-09-18 CMS Office of the Actuary projects modest health spending growth
2013-09-19 More, higher quality options for seniors in Medicare Advantage
2013-09-25 Champions for Coverage join Obama administration’s effort to help Hispanic Americans understand the Health Insurance Marketplace
2013-09-26 Launching the Small Business Health Option Program (SHOP) Marketplace
2013-09-30 More than 900 Champions for Coverage help Americans understand the Health Insurance Marketplace
2013-10-01 Health Insurance Marketplace Opens, Offers Millions of Americans Quality, Affordable Health Care Coverage
2013-10-15 Medicare Open Enrollment begins today
2013-10-28 CMS announces major savings for Medicare beneficiaries
2013-11-12 CMS Announces New Data Sharing Tool
2013-11-22 CMS Finalizes Policy and Payment Rate Changes for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities in 2014
2013-11-22 Medicare finalizes home health payments for 2014
2013-11-26 New data shows Affordable Care Act helped Seniors save $8.9 billion on prescription drugs nationwide
2013-11-27 CMS makes outpatient facility policy and payment changes
2013-11-27 CMS finalizes physician payment rates for 2014
2013-12-01 HealthCare.gov Progress and Performance Report
2013-12-11 Nearly 365,000 Americans selected plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace in October and November
2013-12-12 Public gets early snapshot of MRSA and C. difficile infections in individual hospitals
2013-12-17 More than 25 million Original Medicare beneficiaries received free preventive services through November 2013
2013-12-23 More partnerships between doctors and hospitals strengthen coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries
2013-12-30 23 states receive over $307 million in bonuses for enrolling children in health coverage
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