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2015 Press releases

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Date Title
2015-01-22 CMS launches Dialysis Facility Compare star ratings
2015-01-24 CMS Blog: Protecting Consumer Privacy on
2015-01-27 CMS and Indiana Agree on Medicaid Expansion
2015-02-05 National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Screening for Lung Cancer with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT)
2015-02-12 New Affordable Care Act initiative to encourage better oncology care
2015-02-20 CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season (English and En Español)
2015-02-20 CMS Strengthens Five Star Quality Rating System for Nursing Homes (English and En Español)
2015-02-20 CMS proposes 2016 payment and policy updates for Medicare Health and Drug Plans
2015-02-20 CMS issues the final HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016
2015-02-20 Los CMS Mejoran el Sistema de Calificación de Calidad de Cinco Estrellas para los Hogares de Ancianos
2015-02-20 Los CMS Anuncian Período Especial de Inscripción para la Temporada de Impuestos
2015-04-01 Fifteen days remain before tax filing deadline
2015-04-06 Mental Health Parity Proposed Rule for Medicaid and CHIP
2015-04-06 CMS finalizes 2016 payment and policy updates for Medicare Health and Drug Plans
2015-04-15 CMS Announces Opportunity to Apply for Navigator Grants in Federally-facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces
2015-04-16 CMS Releases First Ever Hospital Compare Star Ratings
2015-04-20 10 Days to Take Advantage of Tax Season Special Enrollment Period
2015-04-30 New Medicare prescription drug cost data available
2015-05-26 CMS proposes rule to strengthen managed care for Medicaid and CHIP Enrollees
2015-06-01 New Medicare data available to increase transparency on hospital and physician utilization
2015-06-01 Public Review of Proposed Health Insurance Rate Increases for the 2016 Coverage Year
2015-06-02 CMS announces entrepreneurs and innovators to access Medicare data
2015-06-04 CMS finalizes rules for Medicare Shared Savings Program
2015-06-10 Medicare and Medicaid 50th Anniversary Count Down
2015-06-12 Administration increases transparency for consumers shopping for health insurance coverage
2015-06-18 Affordable Care Act payment model saves more than $25 million in first performance year
2015-06-30 CMS’ Open Payments posts full year of 2014 financial data
2015-06-30 CMS continues to implement the premium stabilization programs
2015-07-06 CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10
2015-07-06 CMS announces new initiative to promote value-based home health care
2015-07-08 CMS Begins Implementation of Key Payment Legislation
2015-07-14 CMS cutting-edge technology identifies & prevents $820 million in improper Medicare payments in first three years
2015-07-16 CMS Releases First Round of Home Health Compare Quality of Patient Care Star Ratings
2015-07-22 Medicare Trustees Report shows continued slow cost growth
2015-07-27 Covered California proposed rates to increase by only 4 percent in 2016
2015-07-28 On its 50th anniversary, more than 55 million Americans covered by Medicare
2015-07-28 2014-2024 Projections of National Health Expenditures Data Released
2015-07-29 Medicare prescription drug premiums projected to remain stable
2015-07-30 CMS and Rhode Island Partner to Coordinate Care for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees
2015-08-11 CMS Announces Timeline for Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding
2015-08-13 CMS announces additional participants in pilot project to improve care and reduce costs for Medicare
2015-09-01 CMS announces Value-Based Insurance Design Model to improve care and reduce costs in Medicare Advantage Plans
2015-08-25 Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve Quality of Care, Generate Shared Savings
2015-08-27 CMS to Extend Initiative to Improve Care for Nursing Facility Residents
2015-09-02 CMS awards $67 million in Affordable Care Act funding to help consumers sign-up for affordable Health Insurance Marketplace coverage in 2016
2015-09-08 CMS Releases First Ever Plan to Address Health Equity in Medicare
2015-09-21 Medicare Advantage premiums remain stable; enrollment at all-time high
2015-09-25 CMS awards $110 million in Affordable Care Act funding to continue improvements in patient safety
2015-09-25 CMS Proposes New Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests Fee Schedule
2015-09-28 CMS announces Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management Model
2015-10-07 CMS launches new ACO dialysis model
2015-10-08 New Medicare utilization and payment data available for medical equipment, supplies
2015-10-15 Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Today
2015-10-29 Discharge Planning Proposed Rule Focuses on Patient Preferences
2015-10-29 CMS strengthens access to essential health care services for Medicaid beneficiaries
2015-10-30 CMS Finalizes 2016 Medicare Payment Rules for Physicians, Hospitals & Other Providers
2015-11-03 New Medicare Part D Opioid Drug Mapping Tool Available
2015-11-03 Pilots New Doctor Lookup Feature
2015-11-05 CMS and New York State Partner to Coordinate Care for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
2015-11-10 2016 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced
2015-11-16 CMS Announces $32 Million to Help Get Eligible Children Enrolled in Health Coverage
2015-11-19 Health care law results in $2.4 billion in consumer rebates on premiums since 2011
2015-11-20 CMS Proposes Improvements for the 2017 Marketplace
2015-12-02 CMS Releases 2014 National Health Expenditures
2015-12-10 CMS expands quality data on Physician Compare and Hospital Compare to help consumers choose health care providers
2015-12-11 New consumer decision support features now available at
2015-12-18 Medicare Fee-for-Service utilization and payment data available for Home Health Agencies