As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare, today the Department of Health and Human Services is announcing that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing two rules that take historic steps to increase price transparency to empower patients and increase competition among all hospitals, group health plans and health insurance issuers in the individual and group markets.
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Today, as part of broader efforts to modernize the Medicare program and bring the latest technologies and innovations to Medicare beneficiaries, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced changes to the way contractors decide which technologies are covered by publishing a revision to Medicare’s Program Integrity Manual.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a multi-year initiative that will empower patients and update Medicare resources to meet beneficiaries’ expectation of a more personalized customer experience.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to strengthening and modernizing the Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug programs by providing additional flexibilities and efficiencies so that plan sponsors are encouraged to provide innovative benefits and plan offerings that provide Medicare enrollees with high quality healthcare services.
Medicare Advantage premiums continue to decline while plan choices and benefits increase in 2019
Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma at the 2018 Medicaid Managed Care Summit
(As prepared for delivery – September 27, 2018)
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).