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2014 Press releases

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2014-01-06 National Health Spending Growth Remains Low for 4th Consecutive Year
2014-01-10 CMS and Maryland Announce Joint Initiative to Modernize Maryland’s Health Care System to Improve Care and Lower Costs
2014-01-10 HHS strengthens community living options for older Americans and people with disabilities
2014-01-30 Medicare’s delivery system reform initiatives achieve significant savings and quality improvements - off to a strong start
2014-01-30 Second wave of CMS’ enrollment moratoria extended for home health and ground ambulance suppliers; four new geographic areas added
2014-01-30 New CMS initiative to improve health outcomes in sparsely populated areas
2014-02-03 HHS strengthens patients’ right to access lab test reports
2014-02-21 Quality Data Added to Physician Compare Website
2014-02-21 CMS proposes 2015 payment and policy updates for Medicare Health and Drug Plans
2014-03-21 7.9 million people with Medicare have saved over $9.9 billion on prescription drugs
2014-03-30 CMS OPERATIONAL BACKGROUND ON THE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE SUNDAY March 30, 2014
2014-04-03 Participation Rises in Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program
2014-04-03 HHS announces important Medicare information for people in same-sex marriages
2014-04-07 CMS Ensures Higher Value and Quality for Medicare Health and Drug Plans
2014-04-09 Historic release of data gives consumers unprecedented transparency on the medical services physicians provide and how much they are paid
2014-04-17 Data from Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Increase Transparency for Consumers Evaluating Facilities
2014-04-29 CMS Finalizes a Medicare Prospective Payment System for Federally Qualified Health Centers
2014-04-30 CMS Issues Proposed Hospital Inpatient Payment Regulation
2014-05-02 Administration announces proposal to clarify availability of Health Insurance Marketplace coverage to workers eligible for COBRA
2014-05-05 Per Capita Health Spending for Elderly Grows at Lowest Rate among all Age Groups from 2002-2010
2014-05-07 Reforms of regulatory requirements to save health care providers $660 million annually
2014-05-09 CMS launches improved Quality Improvement Program
2014-05-19 CMS makes improvements to Medicare drug and health plans
2014-05-20 CMS rule to help providers make use of Certified EHR Technology
2014-05-22 Prior Authorization to Ensure Beneficiary Access and Help Reduce Improper Payments
2014-06-10 CMS Announces Opportunity to Apply for Navigator Grants in Federally-facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces
2014-06-16 CMS initiative helps people make the most of their new health coverage
2014-06-25 CMS Fraud Prevention System Identified or Prevented $210 Million in Improper Medicare Payments in 2nd Year of Operations
2014-07-18 CMS launches next phase of new Quality Improvement Program
2014-07-28 Trustees Report shows continued reduced cost growth, longer Medicare solvency
2014-07-29 CMS extends moratoria for newly enrolling ground ambulance suppliers & home health agencies
2014-07-31 Deadline for ICD-10 allows health care industry ample time to prepare for change
2014-07-31 Medicare prescription drug premiums projected to remain low
2014-08-04 CMS Issues Hospital Inpatient Payment Regulation
2014-08-12 Federal Health Insurance Marketplace: Send in Requested Documents Now to Keep Marketplace Coverage
2014-08-15 Open Payments System Reopens, Extends Physician Registration and Review Period
2014-08-28 CMS Statement on Approval of Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania
2014-08-29 New CMS rule allows flexibility in certified EHR technology for 2014
2014-09-03 Number of Uninsured Projected to Decrease, Faster Health Expenditure Growth Expected as Coverage Expands and the Economy Improves, CMS Actuary Reports
2014-09-04 Health Insurance Marketplace offers new Special Enrollment Period for previous BadgerCare enrollees
2014-09-15 CMS update on consumers who have data matching issues
2014-09-18 Medicare Advantage enrollment at all-time high; premiums remain affordable
2014-09-19 National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care exceeds goal to reduce use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes: CMS announces new goal
2014-09-30 CMS makes first wave of drug & device company payments to teaching hospitals and physicians public
2014-10-06 CMS Announces Two Medicare Quality Improvement Initiatives
2014-10-15 CMS kicks off effort to help Marketplace enrollees stay covered
2014-10-15 Medicare Open Enrollment begins today
2014-10-15 New Affordable Care Act initiative to support care coordination nationwide
2014-11-09 Health Insurance Marketplace offers tool to help consumers review their plan options for 2015
2014-11-12 CMS awards $3.9 million to improve access to quality health care services for American Indian and Alaska Native Children
2014-11-14 CMS releases new data demonstrating increased choice, competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2015
2014-10-31 CMS releases final payment rules for the Medicare program
2014-11-19 CMS creates new chief data officer post
2014-11-21 CMS Issues the HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016 Proposed Rule
2014-12-01 CMS releases new proposal to improve Accountable Care Organizations
2014-12-03 New CMS rules enhance Medicare provider oversight; strengthens beneficiary protections
2014-12-03 National Health Expenditures continued slow growth in 2013
2014-12-11 CMS Announces Next Phase in Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding
2014-12-22 Administration to help consumers better understand and compare health insurance benefits
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