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Note: This blog was originally posted on HealthAffairs.org on August 8, 2022.

<abbr title="July">Jul</abbr> 05, 2022

CMS Innovation Center Tackles Implicit Bias

Note: This blog was originally posted on HealthAffairs.org on July 5, 2022.

In support of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) vision to advance health equity, expand coverage, and improve health outcomes, the CMS Innovation Center launched a strategic refresh in October 2021. This included setting a bold goal to have 100% of beneficiaries in Traditional Medicare and the vast majority of Medicaid beneficiaries in accountable care relationships by 2030, where their providers are accountable for the quality and the total cost of their care.

Note: This blog was originally posted on HealthAffairs.org on August 12, 2021.

Excerpt: As incoming leaders at CMS under a new administration, we have taken stock of lessons learned from the first ten years of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s operation and begun to chart a path for the next ten years of value-based care.

On April 30, CMS announced the winner and runner-up of the CMS Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Outcomes Challenge (“AI Challenge”), a prize competition for innovators to demonstrate how artificial intelligence tools can be used to accelerate the development of AI solutions that predict patient health events for Medicare beneficiaries for potential use by the CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) in testing inn