CMS announces enhanced oversight of State inspectors and the inspection process, responding to growing concerns about consistency and timeliness of inspections
On April 23, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed a rule that focuses the agency’s efforts on a singular objective: transforming the healthcare delivery system through competition and innovation to provide patients with better value and results.
Proposed changes to Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System would improve quality, expand access
Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma at the CMS National Forum on State Relief and Empowerment Waivers (As prepared for delivery – April 23, 2019)
Today, the Medicare Board of Trustees released their annual report for Medicare’s two separate trust funds -- the Hospital Insurance (HI) Trust Fund, which funds Medicare Part A, and the Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) Trust Fund, which funds Medicare Part B and D.
HHS To Deliver Value-Based Transformation in Primary Care
Primary Care First is a set of voluntary five-year payment model options that reward value and quality by offering innovative payment model structures to support delivery of advanced primary care.