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On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed policies that follow directives in President Trump’s Executive Order, entitled “Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First,” that lay the foundation for a patient-driven healthcare system by making prices for items and services provided by all hospitals in the United States more transparent for patients so that they can be more informed about what they might pay for hospital items and services.
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On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that proposes to update payment policies and rates under the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS) for renal dialysis services furnished to beneficiaries on or after January 1, 2020.
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“CMS has long supported state flexibility to design innovative Medicaid demonstrations that improve outcomes and promote fiscal sustainability.

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing major policy changes to ensure clinicians spend more time providing high-value care for patients instead of filing cumbersome paperwork.
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Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) & Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) proposed rule advances CMS’ commitment to increasing price transparency and strengthening Medicare
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Keynote Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma at the Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) 2019 Medicare Advantage Summit (As prepared for delivery – July 22, 2019)