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2017-01-09 CMS Finalizes New Medicare and Medicaid Home Health Care Rules and Beneficiary Protections
2017-01-10 Outpacing last year, more than 11.5 million people are signed up for Marketplace coverage
2017-01-12 Pennsylvania Rural Health Model aims to help rural hospitals improve quality, address community health needs
2017-01-13 Nearly 12 million people with Medicare have saved over $26 billion on prescription drugs since 2010
2017-01-18 New Participants Join Several CMS Alternative Payment Models
2017-01-18 CMS Awards $66.1 Million in American Samoa, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Florida to Fight Zika
2017-02-01 CMS proposes 2018 payment and policy updates for Medicare Health and Drug Plans
2017-02-15 CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients’ Health Insurance Choices for 2018
2017-02-15 2016-2025 Projections of National Health Expenditures Data Released
2017-02-17 CMS awards approximately $100 million to help small practices succeed in the Quality Payment Program
2017-03-15 Connected Care: New Educational Initiative to Raise Awareness of Chronic Care Management
2017-04-03 CMS finalizes 2018 payment and policy updates for Medicare Health and Drug Plans, and releases a Request for Information
2017-04-06 CMS’ Accountable Health Communities Model selects 32 participants to serve as local ‘hubs’ linking clinical and community services
2017-04-13 CMS releases quality data showing racial, ethnic and gender differences in Medicare Advantage health care during National Minority Health Month
2017-04-13 CMS issues final rule to increase choices and encourage stability in health insurance market for 2018
2017-04-14 CMS proposes 2018 payment and policy updates for Medicare hospital admissions, and releases a Request for Information
2017-05-04 Statement from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on AHCA Bill House Passage
2017-05-09 CMS Announces Extension for States under Medicaid Home and Community-Based Settings Criteria
2017-05-15 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Offers New Health Coverage Enrollment Option for Small Business
2017-05-16 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Issues Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver Checklist
2017-05-17 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announces streamlined direct enrollment process for consumers seeking Exchange coverage
2017-05-30 New Medicare cards offer greater protection to more than 57.7 million Americans
2017-06-08 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) seeks public input on reducing the regulatory burdens of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)
2017-06-12 High Costs, Lack of Affordability Most Common Factors that Lead Consumers to Cancel Health Insurance Coverage
2017-06-13 County by County Analysis of Current Projected Insurer Participation in Health Insurance Exchanges
2017-06-14 CMS Releases 1991-2014 Health Care Spending by State
2017-06-20 CMS Proposes Quality Payment Program updates to increase flexibility and reduce burdens
2017-06-22 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma Commends Senate’s Progress on Healthcare Reform Bill
2017-06-27 CMS issues updated county by county analysis of current projected issuer participation in Health Insurance Exchanges
2017-06-29 CMS Proposes 2018 Policy and Payment Rate Changes for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities
2017-07-10 Fewer issuers apply to participate in Health Insurance Exchanges for 2018
2017-07-11 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and The U.S. Department of Treasury approve Alaska’s 1332 State Innovation Waiver Application
2017-07-12 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-07-13 CMS Proposes 2018 Policy and Rate Changes for Hospital Outpatient, Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems
2017-07-13 Proposed Policies for the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Expanded Model in the Calendar Year 2018 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule
2017-07-16 Better Care Reconciliation Act ensures that low-income adults receiving Medicaid have access to high quality affordable coverage
2017-07-19 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-07-25 CMS Proposes 2018 and 2019 Payment Changes for Medicare Home Health Agencies
2017-07-26 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-08-01 CMS Updates Medicare Payment Rates, Quality Reporting Requirements
2017-08-02 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-08-02 CMS finalizes 2018 payment and policy updates for Medicare hospital admissions
2017-08-02 Medicare Issues Projected Drug Premiums for 2018
2017-08-03 CMS Approves Florida Medicaid Demonstration Under New Era of State Flexibility
2017-08-09 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-08-15 CMS proposes changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, cancellation of the mandatory Episode Payment Models and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive payment model
2017-08-16 CMS Releases Hospice Compare Website to Improve Consumer Experiences, Empower Patients
2017-08-16 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-08-17 CMS Administrator: EpiPen Agreement Protects Medicaid Integrity, Saves Hundreds of Millions of Dollars
2017-08-23 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-08-26 CMS Administrator Statement on Hurricane Harvey
2017-08-30 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-08-30 CMS Helping Texas and Louisiana with Hurricane Harvey Recovery
2017-08-31 CMS issues bulletin regarding the Navigator program and the upcoming 2018 Open Enrollment Period
2017-08-31 CMS facilitates access to care for dialysis patients impacted by Hurricane Harvey
2017-08-31 CMS Announcement on ACA Navigator Program and Promotion for Upcoming Open Enrollment
2017-09-01 CMS Approves Texas CHIP provisions to assist with Hurricane Harvey disaster relief
2017-09-02 CMS Helping Texas and Louisiana with Hurricane Harvey Recovery
2017-08-30 CMS: Innovative treatments call for innovative payment models and arrangements
2017-09-06 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-09-06 Statement from Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on Public Health Emergency Declaration in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
2017-09-07 CMS Continues Helping Texas and Louisiana with Hurricane Harvey Recovery
2017-09-07 CMS waives provider screening requirements in TX, LA during Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts
2017-09-08 CMS Announces Efforts to help with Hurricane Irma Emergency Response
2017-09-09 CMS Continues Efforts to help with Hurricane Irma Emergency Response
2017-09-08 Los CMS Continúan los Esfuerzos para Ayudar con la Respuesta a Emergencias del Huracán Irma
2017-09-08 Los CMS Anuncian Esfuerzos para Ayudar con la Respuesta a Emergencia del Huracán Irma
2017-09-10 CMS Continues Efforts to help with Hurricane Irma Emergency Response
2017-09-11 Los CMS Continúan los Esfuerzos para Ayudar con la Respuesta a Emergencias del Huracán Irma
2017-09-11 CMS Announces Ongoing Efforts to Support Florida with Hurricane Irma Emergency Response
2017-09-12 Los CMS Anuncian Esfuerzos Continuos para Apoyar a la Florida con la Respuesta a Emergencia del Huracán Irma
2017-09-13 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-09-13 CMS Announces Ongoing Efforts to Support Hurricane Irma Emergency Recovery
2017-09-14 CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design
2017-09-20 2018 Health Insurance Exchanges Issuer County Map
2017-09-21 CMS Announces Efforts to Support Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands with Hurricane Maria Emergency Response
2017-09-28 CMS Announces Special Enrollment Periods for Americans Impacted by Recent Hurricanes
2017-09-29 Medicare offers more health coverage choices and decreased premiums in 2018
2017-10-02 CMS offers broad support for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with Hurricane Maria recovery
2017-10-10 CMS Takes Steps to help with Hurricane Nate Emergency Response
2017-10-11 Medicare offers improved access to high-quality health coverage choices in 2018
2017-10-12 Statement from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on signing of Executive Order
2017-10-17 Care for Dialysis patients a key focus of Hurricane Maria response efforts in Puerto Rico
2017-10-19 CMS strengthens federal support to California residents affected by wildfires
2017-10-26 Statement from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on the Presidential Declaration of an Opioid Epidemic Public Health Emergency
2017-10-30 CMS Administrator Verma Announces New Meaningful Measures Initiative and Addresses Regulatory Reform; Promotes Innovation at LAN Summit
2017-10-30 CMS Waives Provider Enrollment and Screening Requirements in California during Wildfire Recovery Efforts
2017-10-30 Los CMS ofrecen alivio en la inscripción a Medicare para los estadounidenses afectados por los desastres de clima recientes
2017-10-30 CMS Offers Medicare Enrollment Relief for Americans Affected by Recent Disasters
2017-11-01 CMS announces new Medicaid policy to combat the opioid crisis by increasing access to treatment options
2017-11-01 CMS Finalizes Policies that Lower Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs and Increase Access to High-Quality Care
2017-11-02 CMS Finalizes Policies that Reduce Provider Burden, Lower Drug Prices
2017-11-07 Verma Outlines Vision for Medicaid, Announces Historic Steps Taken to Improve the Program
2017-11-16 CMS releases proposed rule to increase choices and lower premiums for Medicare Advantage enrollees
2017-11-16 CMS proposes policies to lower the cost of prescription drugs and combat the opioid crisis
2017-11-17 2018 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced
2017-11-22 CMS updates Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) Model for 2019
2017-11-29 Updated Medicare Part D Opioid Drug Mapping Tool Unveiled
2017-11-30 CMS finalizes changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, cancels Episode Payment Models and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model
2017-11-30 FDA announces approval, CMS proposes coverage of first breakthrough-designated test to detect extensive number of cancer biomarkers
2017-12-06 CMS Office of the Actuary Releases 2016 National Health Expenditures
2017-12-15 CMS strengthens federal support to California residents affected by wildfires
2017-12-21 Federal Exchange Open Enrollment for 2018 coverage, most cost effective saving Americans millions of dollars while improving customer service and access to care
2017-12-21 CMS updates website to compare hospital quality
2017-12-28 CMS Approves First 10-Year Section 1115 Demonstration Extension
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