Prescription drug abuse is a serious and growing problem nationwide. Unfortunately, the Medicare Part D prescription drug program (Part D) is not immune from the abuses associated with this nationwide epidemic.
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.
The rate of health care spending in the United States is projected to grow 7.5 percent in 2004, down from the 7.7 percent growth experienced in 2003, according to a report issued today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that it has selected three organizations to participate in a pilot project aimed at improving care for chronically ill Medicare patients who suffer from heart problems and diabetes through better disease management.