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2019 Medicaid and CHIP (MAC) Scorecard

In June 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its first Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Scorecard to increase public transparency and accountability about the programs’ administration and outcomes.
Fact Sheet

CMS Issues First Annual Update to the Medicaid and CHIP Program Scorecard

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.
Press Release

Health Insurance Exchange Quality Ratings System 101

For the first time, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will require the display of the five-star Quality Rating System (or star ratings) available nationwide for health plans offered on the Health Insurance Exchanges beginning with the 2020 Open Enrollment Period.
Fact Sheet

CMS is Bringing Health Plan Quality Ratings to All Exchanges for the First Time

Consumers will have improved access to health plan quality information for the 2020 Open Enrollment Period
Press Release

CMS Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program Results for Fiscal Year 2019

The Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program adjusts what Medicare pays hospitals under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) based on the quality of inpatient care the hospitals provide to patients.
Fact Sheet

CMS Strengthens Nursing Home Oversight and Safety to Ensure Adequate Staffing

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced actions that will bolster nursing home oversight and improve transparency in order to ensure that facilities are staffed adequately to provide high-quality care.
Press Release