Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a streamlined survey and certification process for psychiatric hospitals, delivering on the Agency’s “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative.
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.
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.
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) issued a final rule that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) effective on or after January 1, 2020.
The CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule (CMS-1715-F) establishes Medicare Coverage for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Services Furnished by Opioid Treatment Programs.