On July 25, 2018, CMS proposed changes that would encourage site-neutral payment between sites of services and make healthcare prices more transparent for patients so that they can be more informed about out-of-pocket costs.
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services CMS released guidance aimed at building on our commitment to partner with states to ensure that they have flexibilities and the tools necessary to combat the opioid crisis.
Good morning, and thank you for that kind introduction. I also want to thank the American Hospital Association for the invitation. For those of you that don’t know me, I spent the early days of my career at a public hospital.