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CMS Launches Efforts to Improve Patient Safety, Quality of Care in Nursing Homes

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced upcoming efforts to support better care and outcomes for nursing home residents under the Civil Money Penalty Reinvestment Program (CMPRP). This three-year initiative aims to improve residents’ quality of life by equipping nursing home staff, administrators and stakeholders with technical tools and assistance to enhance resident care.
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CMS releases proposed rule to improve the integrity of the Exchange

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a proposed rule, “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): Exchange Program Integrity.”
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Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Data on Nursing Home Compare

This fact sheet contains information about the inaugural release of the SNF QRP data on the Nursing Home Compare website that occurred on October 24, 2018.
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Medicare provides continued access to high-quality health coverage choices in 2019

CMS releases Star Ratings for 2019 Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans ahead of Medicare Open Enrollment.
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CMS Announces Participants in New Value-Based Bundled Payment Model

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that 1,299 entities have signed agreements with the agency to participate in the Administration’s Bundled Payments for Care Improvement – Advanced (BPCI Advanced) Model. The participating entities will receive bundled payments for certain episodes of care as an alternative to fee-for-service payments that reward only the volume of care delivered.
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CMS to Strengthen Oversight of Medicare’s Accreditation Organizations

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took action to improve quality and safety in healthcare facilities and empower patients with information to make decisions about where to receive care.
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CMS announces new streamlined user experience for Medicare beneficiaries

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a multi-year initiative that will empower patients and update Medicare resources to meet beneficiaries’ expectation of a more personalized customer experience.
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Speech: Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma about Burden Reduction Proposed Rule

Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma about the Burden Reduction Proposed Rule (As prepared for delivery – September 17, 2018)
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CMS Finalizes Changes to Empower Patients and Reduce Administrative Burden

Changes in the Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System final rule will advance price transparency and electronic health records.
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Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) and Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System Final Rule (CMS-1694-F)

On August 2, 2018, CMS issued a final rule to help empower patients through better access to hospital price information, improve the use of electronic health records, and make it easier for providers to spend time with their patients.
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