Date

 

 

 

Search Results

Showing 1 - 4 of 4
Sort by: Newest first | Best match

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: STRENGTHENING MEDICARE IN 2011

In 2011, millions of seniors and people with disabilities enjoyed lower costs and improved benefits thanks to the Affordable Care Act.  This report details how over 25.7 million Americans in traditional Medicare received free preventive services in 2011.
Press Release

NEW REPORT: IMPROVEMENTS TO MEDICARE ARE LOWERING COSTS, IMPROVING CARE

A new analysis issued today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) outlines savings resulting from improvements to the Medicare program, including implementation of many provisions in the Affordable Care Act, from new tools and resources to help crack down on fraud, waste, and abuse in the Medicare system, to reforming payment systems to reward high quality care.
Press Release

CMS ANNOUNCES POLICY AND PAYMENT UPDATES FOR MEDICARE HOME HEALTH

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announces a 2.0 percent market basket update to Medicare’s calendar year (CY) 2010 home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) rates and modifications to the home health outlier policy.
Press Release

MEDICARE CONTINUES TO REDUCE IMPROPER CLAIMS PAYMENTS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that aggressive oversight efforts have resulted in a further reduction of the number of improper Medicare claims payments, which declined from 14.2 percent in 1996, to 4.4 percent in 2006, to 3.9 percent in 2007.
Press Release