Consumers will have improved access to health plan quality information for the 2020 Open Enrollment Period
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed a Market Saturation and Utilization Data Tool that includes interactive maps and a dataset that shows national-, state-, and county-level provider services and utilization data for selected health service areas. Market saturation, in the present context, refers to the density of providers of a particular service within a defined geographic area relative to the number of the beneficiaries receiving that service in the area.
CMS Proposes to Modernize Medicare Advantage, Expand Telehealth Access for Patients
The Federal Health Insurance Exchange (also known as the Marketplace) Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2018 to December 15, 2018, for coverage starting on January 1, 2019.
Contract Year (CY) 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Flexibility Proposed Rule (CMS-4185-P)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that the agency has acted to support the Northern Mariana Islands in response to Typhoon Yutu. This week, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar declared a public health emergency (PHE) in the Northern Mariana Islands.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to implementing President Trump’s blueprint to lower drug costs and reduce out-of-pocket costs for patients. In line with the policies discussed in the President’s blueprint, the CMS is soliciting public comments on potential options we may consider for testing changes to payment for certain separately payable Part B drugs and biologicals (“drugs”).