In week five of the 2020 Open Enrollment, 504,041 people selected plans using the HealthCare.gov platform. As in past years, enrollment weeks are measured Sunday through Saturday.
CMS is announcing the Medicare Advantage Qualifying Payment Arrangement Incentive (MAQI) Demonstration. The MAQI Demonstration will be tested under the authority of Section 402 of the Social Security Amendments of 1967 (as amended).
On July 12, 2018, CMS issued a proposed rule that includes proposals to update payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after January 1, 2019.
Combined actions would increase access to durable medical equipment, reduce administrative burden, and encourage development of innovative therapies for beneficiaries on dialysis.
CMS Proposed Updates to Policies and Payment Rates for the End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program; DMEPOS Fee Schedule Amounts, Quality Incentive Program; and Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury (CMS-1691-P).
President Trump’s bold leadership to lower drug prices is being heard across the nation. At CMS, we will continue to increase competition, strengthen negotiations, and lower costs for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Federally-facilitated Exchange (FFE) Navigator Program for plan year 2019.