Stakeholder, public feedback to help shape potential enhancements to the Overall Star Ratings on Hospital Compare in 2021
In October, President Trump issued an Executive Order instructing the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury to consider proposing regulations or revising guidance to promote healthcare choice and competition by expanding the availability of short-term, limited-duration insurance.
Today the independent CMS Office of the Actuary released the projected national health expenditures for 2017-2026.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Part II of the 2019 Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Medicare Advantage (MA) Capitation Rates and Part D Payment Policies (the Advance Notice), and Draft Call Letter. CMS released Part I of the Advance Notice on December 27, 2017.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed changes for the Medicare health and drug programs in 2019 that increase flexibility in Medicare Advantage that will allow more options and new benefits to Medicare beneficiaries, meeting their unique health needs and improving their quality of life.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was enacted into law in 2009. It established incentive payments for eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to promote the adoption and meaningful use of Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT).
Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a partnership to share data, data analytics tools and best practices for identifying and preventing fraud, waste and abuse.