Initiatives

Good Ideas Must Be Evaluated

Two years ago today I was sworn in as CMS Administrator. One of my first actions when I began this journey was to send a letter to the nation’s governors in which I committed to ushering in a new era for the federal and state Medicaid partnership, granting states more freedom to design innovative local solutions.

Empowering Patients and Unleashing Innovation: eMedicare for Today and Future Generations

Public service is a privilege. My primary mission as the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is to deliver on President Trump’s commitment to strengthen and modernize Medicare for the millions of Americans who depend on us every day.  

To this end, at CMS we are constantly looking for new ways to better serve our beneficiaries. That’s why we started the eMedicare initiative.  

CMS Opioids Roadmap

Although some progress has been made in efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, the latest data from the CDC indicate the crisis is not slowing down. However, it is important for our beneficiaries across the country to know that CMS is exploring all of our options to address this national crisis.