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2018 Press releases

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Date Title
2018-01-02 CMS Launches Data Submission System for Clinicians in the Quality Payment Program
2018-01-09 CMS announces new payment model to improve quality, coordination, and cost-effectiveness for both inpatient and outpatient care
2018-01-11 CMS announces new policy guidance for states to test community engagement for able-bodied adults
2018-01-17 CMS Announces Additional Special Enrollment Periods to help Individuals Impacted by Hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
2018-01-23 VA, Health and Human Services Announce Partnership to Strengthen Prevention of Fraud, Waste and Abuse Efforts
2018-02-01 CMS proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to provide new benefits for enrollees, new protections to combat opioid crisis
2018-02-14 CMS Office of the Actuary releases 2017-2026 Projections of National Health Expenditures
2018-03-06 Speech: Remarks by CMS Administrator Seema Verma at the HIMSS18 Conference
2018-03-06 Trump Administration Announces MyHealthEData Initiative to Put Patients at the Center of the US Healthcare System
2018-03-08 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma Statement on Enforcement Letter to Idaho
2018-03-16 CMS finalizes coverage of Next Generation Sequencing tests, ensuring enhanced access for cancer patients
2018-03-22 CMS Proposes Regulation to Alleviate State Burden
2018-04-02 CMS lowers the cost of prescription drugs for Medicare beneficiaries
2018-04-03 CMS’ final report shows 11.8 million consumers enroll in 2018 Exchange coverage nationwide
2018-04-09 CMS issues final 2019 Payment Notice Rule to increase access to affordable health plans for Americans suffering from high Obamacare premiums
2018-04-23 Feedback on New Direction Request for Information (RFI) Released, CMS Innovation Center’s Market-Driven Reforms to Focus on Patient-Centered Care
2018-04-24 CMS Proposes Changes to Empower Patients and Reduce Administrative Burden
2018-04-26 Speech: Remarks by CMS Administrator Seema Verma at the Health Datapalooza
2018-04-26 CMS Administrator Verma Unveils New Strategy to Fuel Data-driven Patient Care, Transparency
2018-04-27 CMS Drives Patient-Centered Care over Paperwork in Proposals to Modernize Medicare and Reduce Burden
2018-05-08 CMS Announces Agency’s First Rural Health Strategy
2018-05-09 CMS safeguards patient access to certain medical equipment and services in rural and other non-contiguous communities
2018-05-11 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma Statement on ‘American Patients First’ Blueprint
2018-05-15 CMS Unveils Enhanced “Drug Dashboards” to Increase Transparency on Drug Prices
2018-05-17 CMS Sends Clear Message to Plans: Stop Hiding Information from Patients
2018-06-04 CMS Unveils Scorecard to Deliver New Level of Transparency within Medicaid and CHIP Program
2018-06-05 Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save 8,000 Lives and $2.9 Billion in Costs
2018-06-05 Medicare Trustees Report shows lower spending projections for Medicare Part D
2018-06-11 CMS leverages Medicaid Program to combat the Opioid crisis