The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is deeply committed to ongoing data transparency and creating a patient-centered healthcare system, where clinicians are challenged to lower costs and increase the quality of care they provide.
Jun 25, 2019
The Medicaid program has grown from $456 billion in 2013 to an estimated $576 billion in 2016, largely fueled by a mostly federally financed expansion of the program to more than 15 million new working age adults.
Jun 21, 2019
One of our priorities at CMS is to identify innovative approaches to improving care for our beneficiaries. Too often we’ve heard about the challenges beneficiaries, families, and caregivers face navigating health care, especially when it comes to transitioning between care settings.
Jun 10, 2019
Health care: American’s favorite debate topic. While there is much to debate, we can all agree that the patient-provider relationship has been strained by unnecessary regulations and reporting requirements.
Jun 06, 2019
History tells us that when monopolies form prices rise, innovation sputters, and consumers suffer. It is curious why advocates for single-payer, government-run soluti