Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Arizona’s request for an amendment to add a community engagement requirement to its section 1115 Medicaid demonstration project, entitled “Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS).”
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced a new opportunity made possible by the Affordable Care Act to help States design and test improvements to their health care systems that would bolster health care quality and decrease costs.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents, a new effort designed to improve care for people living in nursing facilities who are enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it was accepting applications for a new Innovation Advisors program to help health professionals deepen skills that will drive improvements to patient care and reduce costs.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, joined by leaders of major hospitals, employers, health plans, physicians, nurses, and patient advocates, today announced the Partnership for Patients, a new national partnership that will help save 60,000 lives by stopping millions of preventable injuries and complications in patient care over the next three years.