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
May 08, 2019
Approximately 60 million Americans or roughly 1 in 5 live in rural areas, with nearly every state having a rural county. The Trump Administration recognizes the significant obstacles faced by patients and providers in rural areas. Among the five leading causes of death, rates are higher for rural communities, and for several conditions the gap between urban and rural communities has widened.
May 07, 2019
At the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), we are making great progress to transform Medicaid, which CMS’s largest program serving 72.5 million beneficiaries.