Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed to update its national coverage policy for a procedure known as transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER) of the mitral valve to include patients with functional mitral regurgitation (MR). TEER i
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma today announced that the agency has taken steps and is monitoring conditions in support of Alaska residents recovering from damage of the recent 7.0 earthquake that struck north of the city of Anchorage on Friday, November 30.
Every week during Open Enrollment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will release enrollment snapshots for the HealthCare.gov platform, which is used by the Federally-facilitated Exchanges, the State Partnership Exchanges, and some State-based Exchanges. Week 5 captures enrollment figures for Nov 25-Dec 1, 2018.
The Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program adjusts what Medicare pays hospitals under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) based on the quality of inpatient care the hospitals provide to patients.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced actions that will bolster nursing home oversight and improve transparency in order to ensure that facilities are staffed adequately to provide high-quality care.
Today, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma—in an address to the States and Nation Policy Summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Washington, D.C.—shared her vision for innovations and reforms that will empower states and provide the flexibility states need to create alternatives to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that improve health insurance options.
Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma at the ALEC Policy Summit (As prepared for delivery – November 29, 2018)