As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare, today the Department of Health and Human Services is announcing that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing two rules that take historic steps to increase price transparency to empower patients and increase competition among all hospitals, group health plans and health insurance issuers in the individual and group markets.
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Premiums for HealthCare.gov Plans are down 4 percent but remain unaffordable to non-subsidized consumers
CMS announces enhanced oversight of State inspectors and the inspection process, responding to growing concerns about consistency and timeliness of inspections
Trump Administration Drives Access to More High-Quality Medicare Plan Choices in 2020
On October 9, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to modernize and clarify the regulations that interpret the Medicare physician self-referral law (often called the “Stark Law”), which has not been significantly updated since it was enacted in 1989.
Today, the Trump Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a major enhancement of the information available to nursing home residents, families, and caregivers on the Agency’s Nursing Home Compare website.
Statement from CMS Administrator Seema Verma on President Trump Signing an Executive Order on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors