Decision adds new access to acupuncture for Medicare beneficiaries as a potential pain treatment alternative to opioid use
Release of Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) data marks CMS’s continued commitment to promoting transparency and accountability in the Medicaid program through seamless data sharing
Given the primary role that Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) play in our nation’s health care system, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) has made significant investments in these programs’ information technology and data analytic infrastructure.
The Scorecard enables American taxpayers to see how Medicaid and CHIP programs improve beneficiaries’ lives, ensures efficient use of taxpayer dollars to strengthen program integrity and accountability.
District of Columbia first to access federal matching funds for critical tools to address both opioid crisis and serious mental illness
Today, the Trump Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized major policy changes that implement key provisions of President Trump’s Executive Order on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors that will reduce clinical burden, ensure appropriate payment for clinicians, and enable them to provide their patients with high quality care.
On November 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized policies that are consistent with the directives in President Trump’s Executive Order, entitled “Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors,” that aims to increase choices, encourage medical innovation, empower patients, and eliminate waste, fraud and abuse to protect seniors and taxpayers.