The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued guidance to states today regarding how they should determine certain sponsored immigrants’ eligibility for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Eligibility & enrollment Medicaid & CHIP
On April 2, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that updates Medicare Advantage (MA) and the prescription drug benefit program (Part D) by promoting innovation and empowering MA and Part D sponsors with new tools to improve quality of care and provide more plan choices for MA and Part D enrollees.
Today, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would provide state flexibility from certain regulatory access to care requirements within the Medicaid program. Specifically, the NPRM would exempt states from requirements to analyze certain data and monitor access when the vast majority of their covered lives receive services through managed care plans. CMS regulations separately provide for access requirements in managed care programs. Additionally, the NPRM would provide similar flexibility to all states when they make nominal rate reductions to fee-for-service payment rates.
Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took action to advance innovative personalized medicine for Medicare patients with cancer.
Today, CMS issued a letter to Idaho regarding its Bulletin No. 18-01, Provisions for Health Carriers Submitting State-Based Health Benefit Plans.
CMS is committed to putting patients first, and that’s why we approach issues with healthcare data from the patient perspective.
Today, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma announced a new Trump Administration initiative – MyHealthEData – to empower patients by giving them control of their healthcare data, and allowing it to follow them through their healthcare journey.