The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a proposed rule that would establish a new hospital value-based purchasing program that would reward hospitals for providing high quality, safe care for patients.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS ) launched the first phase of the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program on January 1, 2011, in nine different areas of the country.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that nearly $46.5 million for basic grant funding will be distributed to State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs) on April 1, 2011, to help people with Medicare, and those who care for them, receive information and counseling about their health benefits and choices.
A new analysis issued today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) outlines savings resulting from improvements to the Medicare program, including implementation of many provisions in the Affordable Care Act, from new tools and resources to help crack down on fraud, waste, and abuse in the Medicare system, to reforming payment systems to reward high quality care.
On the heels of the White House launch of the Campaign to Cut Waste - an administration wide initiative to crack down on waste, fraud and abuse, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that starting July 1, it will begin using innovative predictive modeling technology to fight Medicare fraud.