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Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma at the 2018 Medicaid Managed Care Summit
(As prepared for delivery – September 27, 2018)

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today awarded seven organizations new cooperative agreements to partner with the agency in developing, improving, updating, or expanding quality measures for Medicare’s Quality Payment Program (QPP).
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Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma about the Burden Reduction Proposed Rule (As prepared for delivery – September 17, 2018)
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule to revise the applicable conditions of participation (CoPs) for providers and conditions for coverage (CfCs) as a continuation of our efforts to reduce regulatory burden in accordance with the January 30, 2017 Executive Order “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs” (Executive Order 13771).
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Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to relieve burden on healthcare providers by removing unnecessary, obsolete or excessively burdensome Medicare compliance requirements for healthcare facilities. Collectively, these updates would save healthcare providers an estimated $1.12 billion annually. Taking into account policies across rules finalized in 2017 and 2018 as well as this and other proposed rules, savings are estimated at $5.2 billion.
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced efforts underway to support Virginia in response to Hurricane Florence.