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Aug 29, 2019

Today’s edition is titled “Dispatches from the Blue Button Developers Conference.” This annual event brings together some of the nation’s top private-sector developers who are helping CMS to better serve Medicare beneficiaries by leveraging Medicare claims data. This podcast features key remarks from CMS Administrator Seema Verma, the application developers and Medicare beneficiaries, regarding the launch of the pilot project, Data at the Point of Care, and the value of these applications.

Host:Bill Polglase
Guest(s):Administrator Seema Verma, Matt Hittle, Senior Advisor to the Administrator, and Allison Oelschlaeger Chief Data Officer and Director of the Office of Enterprise Data & Analytics (OEDA)
Jul 31, 2019

Today's 5th edition of the Beyond the Policy podcast focuses on the first of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ 5-pronged strategy on strengthening oversight in nursing homes. This podcast features CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Dr. Kate Goodrich, CMS Chief Medical Officer and Director of our Center for Clinical Standards and Quality and Matt Hittle, Senior Advisor to the Administrator discussing agency efforts regarding nursing home oversight.

Host:Bill Polglase
Guest(s):CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Dr. Kate Goodrich, CMS Chief Medical Officer and Director of our Center for Clinical Standards and Quality and Matt Hittle, Senior Advisor to the Administrator
Jun 26, 2019

This edition of the podcast highlights some of the key perspectives from attendees at the 2019 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, or HIMSS, Annual Conference. At this year’s conference, Administrator Seema Verma gave two keynote presentations on the agency’s vision for the future and its focus on interoperability.

Host:Bill Polglase
Guest(s):Attendees of the 2019 HIMSS Conference
May 30, 2019

Today’s edition of the CMS: Beyond the Policy Podcast will focus on the CMS Innovation Center.  The CMS Innovation Center acts as a developer and testing ground for innovative payment and service delivery models to improve quality of care for Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP beneficiaries, and to save taxpayer money. The episode features a discussion on the direction of the CMS Innovation Center with the CMS Administrator, Seema Verma and the CMS Innovation Center Director, Adam Boehler moderated by Tom Corry, the CMS Director of the Office of Communications. 

Host:Tom Corry
Guest(s):CMS Administrator Seema Verma and CMS Innovation Center Director Adam Boehler